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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.

Scranton family filed suit against furniture store for being bitten by bed bugs

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

PHILADELPHIA – Father and daughter plaintiffs from Scranton have filed a lawsuit against a furniture store corporately based in that same city, after they were supposedly attacked and bitten by bed bugs on a couch the father rented.

Woman sues Kohl's, alleges she was violently knocked down by cart

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

PHILADELPHIA – A woman who says she suffered permanent and lasting injuries when she was knocked over by a restocking cart in a Kohl’s department store, has initiated legal action against the retail entity for compensatory and punitive damages.

Staging company wants $13K payment for Baltimore waterfront event it worked in August

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 16, 2017, 2:15pm

PHILADELPHIA – An audio, video, lighting and staging company is attempting to recover $13,000 in compensation it says a customer never paid it, after said company provided professional services for an event held in Baltimore, Md. this past August.

Plaintiff: Philly transport company lost cargo load and didn't offer compensation in return

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 16, 2017, 2:14pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Florida transport company alleges a Philadelphia freight firm lost one of its cargo loads in transit and refused to pay the damages, interest and penalties associated with this same loss.

Lawsuit filed against Philly Baptist church and private school after girl allegedly assaulted by classmates

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 16, 2017, 2:13pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia woman is suing a local Baptist church and its affiliated private school, after her young daughter was allegedly jumped in the hallway by a group of students and seriously injured.

Sub-contract agreement at center of litigation between Philadelphia construction companies

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 16, 2017, 2:12pm

PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit between Philadelphia construction companies has reached state court over one of the businesses allegedly defaulting on a sub-contract agreement for work on a major apartment complex in Center City, Philadelphia.

Dallas property owners allege sellers provided false disclosure statement

Louie Torres Nov. 16, 2017, 2:11pm

WILKES-BARRE – A Dallas, Pennsylvania, couple allege that they have paid at least $75,000 more for a property they purchased because the disclosure statement failed to list some defects with the property.

UM Technologies LLC alleges $200,000 loan hasn't been repaid

Louie Torres Nov. 16, 2017, 2:11pm

SCRANTON – A Moosic limited liability company alleges it was not paid in full for a loan.

Hoveround Corp. wheelchair user files suit over alleged injures after device tipped over

Louie Torres Nov. 16, 2017, 2:11pm

WILKES-BARRE – A Scranton woman alleges she was injured when her wheelchair tipped over.

Pittsburgh man alleges he is owed millions after name forged on documents

Louie Torres Nov. 16, 2017, 2:10pm

PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh man is seeking $15 million over allegations that his name was forged on documents.