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Federal judge troubled by decision to order sexual harassment case into arbitration

By Karen Kidd | Dec 14, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge who last month ordered a sexual harassment lawsuit against a Maryland-based talent agency into arbitration admitted he was troubled by his seemingly inevitable decision in the case.

Superior Court rules plaintiff doesn't need expert's report in driver's lawsuit against Sunoco

By Karen Kidd | Dec 14, 2018

HARRISBURG — The negligence case of a driver injured at a Texas-based motor fuels company's facility in Chester County is on its way back to a Philadelphia court following a state superior court's ruling last month.

Bristol-Myers Squibb must face whistleblower lawsuit that says it underpaid state Medicaid rebates

By Karen Kidd | Dec 14, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A New York-based pharmaceutical giant will have to answer allegations that it underpaid rebates for almost a decade to state Medicaid programs following a federal judge's decision last month to not dismiss the case.

Judge rules Dollar General missed deadline in personal injury case

By Karen Kidd | Dec 14, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A personal injury case against Dolgencorp, parent company of Dollar General retail stores, is on its way back to a Pennsylvania state court after a federal judge ruled last month that the company's attempt to remove the case to U.S. district court took too long.

Attorney claims Lemanowicz law firm owes more than $44,000

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 14, 2018

MEDIA — An attorney is suing Lemanowicz LLP and Richard J. Lemanowicz, law firm and owner, citing alleged breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Insurance company claims contractor's botched fireplace led to fire damage

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 13, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A liability insurer is suing Al-Kaz Inc., a contractor, citing alleged breach of contract and breach of warranty.

Fired shop supervisor claims he was victim of discrimination, retaliation

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 13, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A shop supervisor has filed a class action lawsuit against PA Office and Closet System Inc., a former employer, citing alleged discriminatory and retaliatory employment practices.

Circular saw accident leads to lawsuit against Black & Decker

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 13, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A worker is suing Stanley Black & Decker Inc., an industrial tool manufacturer, citing alleged negligence.

Consumer with disability claims Dollar General Store fails to comply with ADA

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 13, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A consumer with a disability has filed a class action lawsuit against Dollar General Corp., citing alleged disability discrimination.

Norfolk Southern Railway argues lack of jurisdiction in Georgia man's lawsuit

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 13, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Norfolk Southern Railway Company’s alleged negligence under the Federal Employers Liability Act in providing an unsafe work environment and causing one of its former employees to contract lung cancer is at the center of a recent lawsuit in Philadelphia court, one which it says lacks proper jurisdiction.

Venue arguments ensue in lawsuit against Fox & Hound Bar over woman's fall

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 13, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Conshohocken woman allegedly injured outside a pub in King of Prussia is filing suit to recover costs for her injuries, though debate has ensued about the propriety of the case’s choice of venue.

Lobbying groups financed by Pond Lehocky to oppose Workers' Comp bills fined for ethics violations

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 13, 2018

HARRISBURG – A pair of lobbyist organizations connected to plaintiffs law firm Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano and which sought to defeat Workers' Compensation reform bills were recently found to have violated the state’s Lobbying Disclosure Law and fined by the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission.

BORDAS & BORDAS PLLC: Federal District Court Jury Returns $1.56 Million Insurance Verdict

By Press release submission | Dec 12, 2018

A federal court jury awarded a $1.56 million verdict to Dan Felix of Cambria County on Tuesday, Dec. 4, after Bordas & Bordas attorney Doug Olcott secured a breach of contract judgment against American National Property and Casualty.

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA: Former Owner of Mortgage Company Ordered to Pay over $11.5 Million in Restitution and Forfeiture for His Role in Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme

By Press release submission | Dec 12, 2018

U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced that David Fili, Jr., 48, of Drexel Hill, PA, was sentenced by United States District Judge Joel H. Slomsky to one day in jail and five years of supervised release, with the first 18 months of supervised release to be served on home confinement.

Lawsuit: Amtrak's unsafe work environment led to husband dying from colon cancer

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The spouse of a former electrician for Amtrak argues his death from colon cancer was the result of completing his work duties for Amtrak in an unsafe environment.

Case management conference this week in case of Starbucks that allegedly leaked water into law firm's basement

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A case management conference has been rescheduled for litigation involving a law firm that claimed the Starbucks coffee shop located in its building was responsible for a flood of water that damaged its basement storage room.

Court dismisses claim against consumer agency that divulged man's criminal past

By Charmaine Little | Dec 12, 2018

A man’s claims that a company violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act when it shared his criminal record with a potential employer, Uber, didn’t hold up in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania as it dismissed the case.

Buyer claims Pfister faucet he purchased was defective, damaged renovated property

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 12, 2018

MEDIA — A Ridley Park resident is suing manufacturing companies, citing alleged negligence and product liability.

Parents claim their suicidal son was unjustifiably shot by Pa. state troopers

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Parents are suing Eddie Pagan and Jay Splain, Pennsylvania state troopers, alleging wrongful death.

Estate claims Monsanto's Roundup contains dangerous chemicals

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A personal representative of the estate of Raymond Subers, deceased, is suing a manufacturing company, citing alleged design defect and strict liability.

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