News from November 2015

Man sues Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield claiming the company targeted him for termination because of his age

By Kari Valence | Nov 18, 2015

An Allegheny County man claims his former employer targeted him for termination because of his age.

Man sues Giant Food Stores claiming it refused to acknowledge his gender identity and was forced to quit

By Kari Valence | Nov 18, 2015

A Rockledge man claims a grocery store refused to acknowledge his chosen identity and that he felt forced to quit when being pressured to dress as a female.

Man sues Mondelez International over claims he was fired because of his age

By Kari Valence | Nov 18, 2015

A Delaware man is suing former employer claiming the snack company fired him for his age.

Professor: State Senate could and should remove AG Kane from office

By Anna Aguillard | Nov 18, 2015

A professor at Duquesne University says state Attorney General Kathleen Kane is likely collecting a paycheck while not being able to perform the duties of her office while her law license is suspended, and that the state Senate has the authority to remove her from office.

Bike crash defendants seek case transfer to Montgomery County

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 18, 2015

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, PECO Energy Company and Exelon are, in an identical pair of lawsuits, moving for the cases to be transferred to Montgomery County and many of their allegations declared insufficient.

Proceedings ready to continue in HVAC technician's negligence lawsuit

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 19, 2015

After a month-long continuance, proceedings are ready to continue in the case of a former HVAC technician suing his former employer in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.

Issue of venue debated and discovery sought in severe auto accident case

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 19, 2015

The choice of venue is a contended issue in the case of a severe auto accident in West Goshen Township that left one man with traumatic brain injury.

State SC rules nursing home's arbitration clause unenforceable

By Hanna Nakano | Nov 19, 2015

The state Supreme Court has ruled arbitration clauses involving the now-defunct National Arbitration Forum do not have to be enforced.

Santander Holdings, Liberty Mutual sued over alleged denial of benefits

By Robbie Hargett | Nov 19, 2015

A holding company and an insurance company face a lawsuit over the alleged denial of benefits.

JELD-WEN faces sexual harassment and discrimination suit

By Robbie Hargett | Nov 19, 2015

A Schuylkill Haven woman is suing her former employer, a home products company, over claims of sexual discrimination and harassment.

Fort Lauderdale woman sues Biocompatibles International LLC over alleged sexual harassment, discrimination

By Sharon Spungen | Nov 19, 2015

A Fort Lauderdale woman is suing her former employer over allegations of a hostile work environment, sexual harassment and more.

Man alleges MudTech did not pay overtime wages

By Robbie Hargett | Nov 19, 2015

A man is suing a global oilfield services company over claims of unpaid overtime.

Parties seek an umpire in property damage appraisal

By Robbie Hargett | Nov 19, 2015

An insurance company is suing a Reading couple over a controversy regarding the couple's home.

McCullough Rubbish Removal sued over alleged unpaid overtime wages

By Robbie Hargett | Nov 19, 2015

A Croydon man is suing his former employer, a garbage collection service, over claims of unpaid overtime.

Couple sues Lowe's claiming devastating personal injuries

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 20, 2015

A Georgia couple is suing a Lowe's alleging that the husband was severely injured when he fell through the roof while removing snow.

Employees sue Ferrandino and Son Inc. claiming Fair Labor violation

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 20, 2015

Employees are suing a service supply chain management provider claiming that they were not fairly compensated for past overtime work.

Parents sue Butler Memorial Hospital claiming negligence as cause of their son's death

By The Penn Record | Nov 20, 2015

A Highland Heights, Ohio couple is suing a certain Pennsylvania hospital, alleging negligence in their son's death after his treatment at the facility.

Woman sues Comhar Inc. claiming sex and racial discrimination

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 20, 2015

A Philadelphia woman is suing her employer, alleging that she was unfairly discriminated against because of her sex and race.

Philadelphia author sues multiple defendants for alleged piracy and copyright infringement operations

By Sharon Spungen | Nov 20, 2015

A Philadelphia self-published author has brought a suit against multiple defendants over claims that his dating book was pirated.

Man sues GNC over allegedly harmful dietary supplement ingredients

By Kari Valence | Nov 20, 2015

An Iowa man is suing over claims that a dietary supplement includes harmful ingredients.

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