News from November 2015

Vinart Enterprises Inc. sued over age discrimination allegations

By Gene Johnson | Nov 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A Lehigh County woman is suing her former employer over claims she was fired because of her age.

Educators suing School Reform Commission, others alleging age discrimination after terminations

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – Several Pennsylvania educators are suing a school district after many were laid off.

Companies file suit over claims of ceiling system patent infringement

By Kari Valence | Nov 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – Two companies are suing an Ohio business over claims of patent infringement for a ceiling system.

Makers of recalled baby wipes sued after father contracts bacterial infection

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – Parents from Randall County, Texas are suing an infant care products company alleging negligence after the husband developed a deadly infection from using recalled baby wipes.

Mechanical assembler sues Fraser Volpe Corp. alleging violation of disabilities act

By Gene Johnson | Nov 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A former mechanical assembler at a Bucks County optic company is suing the business claiming he was treated unfairly due to his medical condition while at work and that he was fired during the course of his treatment for a head and brain injury.

Couple sues Ethicon over cancer treatment device, alleging negligence

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 27, 2015

SCRANTON – A Richmond couple is suing a surgical corporation over claims that a defective surgical device caused the wife's cancer to spread.

Fiesta makers sue Williams-Sonoma alleging unfair competition, trademark infringement

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 30, 2015

PITTSBURGH –  A West Virginia pottery company is suing a competitor alleging unfair competition and violation in relation to the marketing and selling of dining utensils.

Former employee sues Domino's Pizza claiming racial discrimination

By Kari Valence | Nov 30, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man is suing Domino's Pizza claiming he was harassed about his race while an employee.

Woman claims health care employer fired her while battling cancer

By Kari Valence | Nov 30, 2015

SCRANTON – A Lake Ariel woman is suing her former employer claiming she was fired while fighting cancer.

Woman sues West Chester University alleging discrimination

By Gene Johnson | Nov 30, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A Thorndale woman filed a lawsuit against West Chester University alleging that she was discriminated against on the basis of race and sex.

Truck driver sues companies alleging negligence after accident

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 30, 2015

PITTSBURGH – A Clarion couple is suing a manufacturing corporation and a grocer following an incident in which the plaintiff sustained serious injuries, claiming the companies' negligence was the cause.

Auto accident defendants looking for transfer to Delaware County

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 30, 2015

Counsel for defendants involved in a serious automobile accident in Delaware County are seeking the case to be transferred to that venue.

Tractor-trailer negligence case could go to Bucks or Delaware counties, or New Jersey

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 30, 2015

Attorneys for a New Jersey driver and Pennsylvania trucking company want to see a negligence suit filed against them sent to Bucks County, Delaware County or the Hudson County Superior Court in New Jersey.

After continuance, sanctions still sought against negligence co-defendants

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 30, 2015

Following a near month-long continuance, a pair of co-defendants in a pending negligence action may still face sanctions.

Commonwealth Court approves higher customer utility surcharges to finance infrastructure repair

By Anna Aguillard | Nov 30, 2015

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania recently issued a decision reaffirming the ability of utility companies to charge a greater surcharge on customers’ monthly bills to cover infrastructure improvements.

Oil and gas association applauds Superior Court decision making acquiring subsurface rights more difficult

By Anna Aguillard | Nov 30, 2015

After the development the drilling of the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania, many legal battles have emerged across the state as surface owners claim subsurface rights to oil and gas.

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