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Greater Pennsylvania Carpenters' Medical Plan seeks benefit reimbursement from divorced individuals

Louie Torres Nov. 20, 2017, 2:48pm

PITTSBURGH – Two West Virginia residents are alleged to have failed to inform a medical plan that they divorced and that the ex-wife continued to unlawfully receive benefits.

Woman claims Cigna Group Insurance unlawfully denied benefits

Louie Torres Nov. 20, 2017, 2:47pm

PITTSBURGH – An Ohio woman alleges her claim for disability benefits was wrongfully denied.

Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada alleged to have wrongfully denied benefits

Louie Torres Nov. 20, 2017, 2:47pm

PITTSBURGH – An Avella woman alleges that she has medical evidence to prove her disability and that an insurance company wrongfully denied her benefits.

R & B Contracting & Excavation Inc. alleged to owe more than $30,000 to union funds

Louie Torres Nov. 20, 2017, 2:47pm

PITTSBURGH – A West Homestead construction company is alleged to have failed to pay contributions to a union's funds per the terms of a bargaining agreement.

Arconic Inc. claims Novelis disclosed trade secrets in patent application

Louie Torres Nov. 20, 2017, 2:47pm

PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh-headquartered company alleges that a competitor falsely stated on a patent application that its employees were inventors of a process for aluminum.

Symphony Health Solutions Corp. files suit over Kentucky company's use of PHAST mark

Louie Torres Nov. 20, 2017, 2:47pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Conshohocken company alleges a Kentucky company is unlawfully using its trademark.

North American Hoganas Co. alleges it is owed for powder shipped to Florida company

Louie Torres Nov. 20, 2017, 2:46pm

JOHNSTOWN – A Hollsopple metal powder manufacturer alleges a Florida business failed to pay for goods provided.

Man alleges Kidde fire extinguisher failed during use

Louie Torres Nov. 20, 2017, 2:40pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man alleges a fire extinguisher failed when he attempted to use it to put out a fire.

Former Abington Reldan Management employee alleges discrimination, FMLA interference

Louie Torres Nov. 20, 2017, 2:00pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man alleges that he was wrongfully terminated by his former Fairless Hills employer.

Kentucky man files legal malpractice suit against Gerald Jay Pomerantz & Associates PC

Louie Torres Nov. 20, 2017, 1:51pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Kentucky man alleges his former Philadelphia-based attorney failed to adequately represent him in a dispute with his former employer.

Customer alleges dispute over balance on Home Depot credit card

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 18, 2017, 9:57am

PHILADELPHIA – A retired Philadelphia woman alleges Home Depot has failed to credit her account, in what a recently-filed lawsuit claims has been a long-standing financial dispute over the balance on her Home Depot credit card.

Restoration services company says it is owed $47K from contract with client

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 18, 2017, 9:57am

PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey-based fire and water restoration services firm has launched legal action to recover more than $47,000 in unpaid damages connected to a professional contract it entered earlier this year.

Chrysler 300 had defective transmission, new lawsuit alleges

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 18, 2017, 9:56am

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff couple alleges Fiat Chrysler Automobiles violated federal and state commerce laws when it sold them a new Chrysler vehicle which was saddled with a defective transmission.

Utah bank claims Texas defendants violated terms of equipment lease contract

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 18, 2017, 9:56am

PHILADELPHIA – A Utah-based commercial bank claims a pair of Texas defendants possess an unpaid and outstanding balance to it in excess of $93,000, in equipment lease payments and other expenses.

Pedestrian allegedly injured by fallen electrical wires initiates legal action

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 18, 2017, 9:55am

PHILADELPHIA – A woman allegedly seriously injured by falling electrical wires subsequent to a nearby motor vehicle accident, has initiated litigation against the driver and business she claims are responsible for her injuries.

Dodge vehicle's allegedly inoperative engine leads to lawsuit

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 18, 2017, 9:55am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia plaintiff claims in a recently-filed lawsuit that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles violated a number of federal and state commerce regulations, when it sold them a new Dodge vehicle with a non-working engine and other defects.

Condominium management seeking to recover in excess of $20K from residents

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 18, 2017, 9:54am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia-based condominium complex is seeking unpaid damages well in excess of $20,000 from two of its residents related to assessments and other charges, through recently-filed legal action.

Manufacturing companies win unanimous defense verdict in Lackawanna County court asbestos case

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 18, 2017, 9:53am

SCRANTON – An asbestos-related mesothelioma case litigated in the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas, which sought more than $2 million in damages from a number of manufacturers, ended with a unanimous verdict in favor of the defense on Wednesday.

Superior Court overturns only Risperdal verdict in Janssen Pharmaceuticals' favor and orders new trial

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 16, 2017, 2:22pm

HARRISBURG – A Monday ruling saw the Superior Court of Pennsylvania reverse the lone defense verdict reached in favor of the manufacturer of anti-psychotic drug Risperdal, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, in the drug’s mass tort proceedings held in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.

Lawsuit: Fish oil companies embroiled in $71K contract dispute matter

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 16, 2017, 2:18pm

PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey-based provider of premium fish oils, vegetable oils and other products initiated legal action against an Omega-3 fish oil manufacturer, for an unpaid sum connected to goods it says it supplied the latter business.