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Clarion University employee accuses school of harassment, retaliation

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 19, 2018

ERIE — An employee is suing Clarion University of Pennsylvania, citing alleged harassment and retaliation.

Man cut when assembling grill accuses Char-Broil, Lowe's of negligence

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 19, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania resident is suing Char-Broil LLC and Lowe's Home Centers LLC for breach of warranty and negligence after he was allegedly injured assembling a grill.

Employee blames Gaydos Construction for skid loader accident

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 19, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An employee is suing Gaydos Construction & Asphalt Paving Co. Inc. and George Gaydos for negligence connected to injuries allegedly sustained by the plaintiff at work.

Allstate Insurance blames Broan-Nutone for fire at insured's property

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Allstate Insurance Co. is suing residential ventilation product company Broan-Nutone LLC, citing alleged breach of warranty and negligence.

PennDOT wins discrimination case of employee who allegedly stole dirt from work site

By Amanda Thomas | Jun 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA -- A federal judge has granted a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) motion for summary judgment in a discrimination case brought by a former employee who claims she was discriminated against based on her disability and gender.

Save-A-Lot wins slip-and-fall case; Woman said she was too focused on pizza to notice pallets of waters

By Amanda Thomas | Jun 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge has ruled in favor of Save-A-Lot in a slip-and-fall lawsuit filed by a shopper who allegedly tripped over a pallet in the frozen food aisle of the grocery store.

From Legal Newsline

Third Circuit upholds dismissal of Chemours Co. severance plan complaint

By Charmaine Little | Jun 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) – A handful of former employees for The Chemours Co. lost their appeal after their employee severance plan complaint was dismissed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.

Apartment tenant sues defendants after he says deteriorated wall fell and injured him

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – An apartment tenant has sued a number of real estate defendants for damages, claiming that a deteriorated wall in the residence where he lived collapsed on and injured him.

Philadelphia busboy says hostess threatened and extorted him for $15, sues restaurant

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A table busser at a Philadelphia restaurant claims he was threatened and extorted by one of his co-workers, a hostess.

From Legal Newsline

'They're always wrong': NYC's hired guns cite overturned case as authority for climate change lawsuit

By Daniel Fisher | Jun 19, 2018

It was a surprising opening move, to say the least. Arguing for the City of New York in its climate lawsuit against five major oil companies, attorney Michael Pawa cited AEP v. Connecticut, a 2009 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, as “persuasive authority” in his clients’ favor.

Lawsuit: Philly automotive company allegedly owes $23K to Florida finance firm

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Florida financial firm is seeking to recoup $23,150 from an after-market automotive company in Philadelphia, claiming the latter default on a merchantable agreement the two parties entered into.

Best Buy and shopping plaza face negligence charges in state court lawsuit

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff claiming to have been seriously injured in the parking lot of a Philadelphia Best Buy store nearly one year ago, has brought legal action against the electronics retail giant and the shopping plaza where the store is located.

American Airlines passenger blames airline, other airport operators for injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — An airline passenger is suing American Airlines Group Inc. and other airport operators, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries at the American Airlines terminal at Philadelphia International Airport.

Wal-Mart customer allegedly injured by falling electric heater

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A customer is suing Wal-Mart Stores East LP, citing alleged negligence and premises liability in connection with an injury sustained when an electric heater fell off of a shelf and onto her at a store.

Business patron says NHS Human Services failed to inspect faulty bench

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 18, 2018

MEDIA — A business invitee is suing Merakey USA, which does business as NHS Human Services Inc., alleging that the defendant's negligence resulted in injuries when a bench on which she was sitting flipped.

Man blames PA-1601 Market Street, other business owners for slip-and-fall accident

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A man is suing the owners of a Philadelphia business after he allegedly slipped and fell when coming out of an elevator.

Energy companies claim Southeastern Land breached rights transfer agreements

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Several energy companies are suing Southeastern Land LLC, citing alleged breach of contract.

Jacoby Donner, P.C. not 100% victorious in attempt to get malpractice claims tossed

By Charmaine Little | Jun 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - A former law office challenging malpractice claims against it after two deals went bad with the same client has successfully challenged breach of contract claims made by the parties it is seeking payment from.

Woman, fired for allegedly using company credit card to buy Uber and Lyft rides, settles ADA claim

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A lawsuit alleging discrimination and violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act was recently dismissed after the parties reached a settlement.

TDA Ameritrade files motion to strike class action allegations, compel arbitration or dismiss complaint

By Sandra Lane | Jun 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - TD Ameritrade is mounting its defense against a class action lawsuit against it that was filed in Philadelphia federal court on Nov. 3 by Marianne Antczak and others.

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