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A thin-skinned town council in Dauphin County is waging war on free speech

By The Pennsylvania Record | Nov 12, 2018

Government officials in Middletown won't pay the Press & Journal to publish public notices unless the paper stops criticizing them.

Former employee sues Allegheny Raw Materials for alleged breach of contract

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 12, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A former employee is suing Allegheny Raw Materials Inc. and Damian A. Eonta, business owners, citing alleged breach of severance and release agreement.

Injured roller hockey player sues opponent in Delco court

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 12, 2018

MEDIA — A hockey player is suing Stephen J. DeFuso, his opponent, citing alleged negligence, carelessness and recklessness.

Calif. patient sues Bayer Corp. in Philadelphia over birth control implant

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A California resident is suing Bayer Corp., et al., drug manufacturer, citing alleged breach of warranty, failure to warn, negligence, negligent misrepresentation, and product liability.

Investor claims he was excluded from operations management

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A business investor is suing, citing alleged breach of contract and fraudulent concealment.

Man sues Cavo Nightclub following alleged assault

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 12, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A patron is suing Pittsburgh Nightlife Group LLC, t/d/b/a Cavo Nightclub, a restaurant operator, citing alleged negligence.

Man seeks $92K from telemarketer over calls

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 12, 2018

WILLIAMSPORT — A man is suing Recovery DME Inc., Nicolas Zeb Izatt, and Rebekkah Joy Thomas, telemarketers, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Woman sues Catholic Social Services for alleged discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — An African-American woman is suing Catholic Social Service and others, citing alleged discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Security company sues restaurant over fire, says it was caused by coffee roaster

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 12, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An insurance company is suing Nicholas Coffee & Tea Co., a restaurant operator, citing alleged negligence.

Former employee sues Futura Mobility for alleged ADA violations

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A man with a disability is suing Futura Mobility LLC, a former employer, citing alleged disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Injured bus passenger sues Port Authority of Allegheny County

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 12, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A woman is suing the Port Authority of Allegheny County, a public transit agency, citing alleged negligence.

Lawyer says his off-the-record comments were unlawfully recorded by Amazon, Roc Nation during Meek Mill documentary

By John Sammon | Nov 9, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia lawyer is asking the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to send back to the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas a lawsuit in which he alleges his off-the-record comments were illegally transcribed in an interview for a documentary chronicling rapper Meek Mill and the criminal justice system.

District court rules on attempted wage class action by ex La Buca waiter who worked there for three weeks

By Charmaine Little | Nov 9, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - On Oct. 26, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted a former restaurant worker’s motion for conditional certification for his colleagues to opt into his federal law claim against Ristorante La Buca Inc.

Retirement facility seeks removal from flood damage lawsuit

By John Sammon | Nov 9, 2018

PITTSBURGH – Attorneys for a retirement community asked the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County on Oct. 9 to dismiss it from a lawsuit seeking damages for flood damage to a man’s property, because the plaintiff has allegedly failed to prove violation of the Pennsylvania Storm Water Management Act.

SourceOne named in lawsuit alleging tortious interference in a business relationship

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 9, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania aeration equipment manufacturer is suing SourceOne Inc. and Billy Goat Industries Inc., citing an alleged violation of the Sherman Act and the Clayton Act.

SEPTA: Mechanic suing us for knee and spinal injuries caused them himself

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 9, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) mechanic says that the rail entity failed to provide him with a safe work environment when he suffered a debilitating injuries in two incidents, while the company believes he himself negligently caused those same injuries.

Bystander beaten up in barroom brawl says establishment's overserving and lack of security made them negligent

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 9, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A bystander to a barroom brawl claims he found himself drawn into the fracas and charges the pub with negligence in not protecting him from the serious injuries he sustained.

Former sporting goods saleswoman levies sexual harassment claims against ex-supervisor, who says it didn't happen

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 9, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A former sales associate for Olympia Sports claims she was sexually harassed in both a physical and verbal manner by her supervisor, whose counsel counters he engaged in no such conduct and the complaint should be dismissed.

Pharmaceutical company charges Thiola manufacturer with anticompetitive conduct

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 8, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A pharmaceutical company is suing a drug manufacturer, citing alleged monopolization and unfair competition.

American Airlines flight attendant fails to prove sexually hostile work environment and gender discrimination

By Charmaine Little | Nov 8, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – An American Airlines flight attendant’s claims of gender discrimination did not hold up in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, which granted the airline summary judgment on Aug. 27.

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