News from September 2015

Swiss billionaire says former employee who alleged sexual abuse violated settlement

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 1, 2015

Defense attorneys for a Swiss billionaire and prominent donor to the Clinton Foundation are accusing a former employee who filed a sexual abuse lawsuit against him of violating a settlement agreement

Man sues Fleetwash Inc. over claims of withheld wages and overtime compensation

By Gene Johnson | Sep 2, 2015

A man is suing a Bucks County-based Fleetwash Inc. for unpaid wages, overtime compensation and, according to the lawsuit, a racially hostile environment that permitted supervisory employees to harass him without recourse.

Man sues Sunoco, Station Management Consultants over allegations of violations of his civil rights

By Gene Johnson | Sep 2, 2015

A former employee of Sunoco Inc. and Station Management Consultants Inc. is suing his ex-employer over allegations of violations of civil rights with a charge of racial discrimination.

Woman sues Service Boss Inc., alleging pregnancy discrimination

By Gene Johnson | Sep 2, 2015

A woman is suing her former Lackawanna County-based employer, Service Boss Inc., over allegations that she was fired twice because she happened to be pregnant twice during the course of her employment.

Philadelphia woman sues senior care facility, alleging wrongful termination

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Sep 2, 2015

A Philadelphia woman is suing a senior living facility, alleging she was discriminated against and eventually terminated because of her race and national origin.

Washington County company sued over allegedly unpaid overtime wages

By The Penn Record | Sep 2, 2015

The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against a Washington County company for allegedly misclassifying some of its employees and then refusing to pay them for overtime hours worked.

Former delivery technician alleges disability discrimination

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Sep 2, 2015

A Saltsburg man is suing medical supply business, alleging he was terminated from his job because of his disability.

Union workers sue over allegedly unpaid dues

By Gene Johnson | Sep 2, 2015

Some union workers of Mortimer Electric Inc. are suing their employer claiming a failure to timely pay dues and fringe benefits contributions.

Woman demands jury trial over allegedly unpaid insurance claim

By Gene Johnson | Sep 2, 2015

A Monroe County woman has filed a lawsuit and is demanding a jury trial alleging that a Michigan-based insurance company has yet to pay out a claim.

Florida woman sues FedEx, alleging injuries from fall

By Gene Johnson | Sep 2, 2015

A Florida woman is suing FedEx, alleging she fell because of a box left negligently in the doorway of a Feasterville home.

Customer sues Lowe’s, claiming dehumidier spontaneously ignited

By Carol Ostrow | Sep 3, 2015

A Selinsgrove resident is suing a major home improvement retailer alleging breach of contract and product negligence in a 2014 appliance accident which the plaintiff claims damaged her home and possessions.

Fired minority worker sues Boeing alleging retaliatory discrimination

By Carol Ostrow | Sep 3, 2015

A Delaware man is suing his Pennsylvania-based employer, The Boeing Co., alleging violation of his civil rights in 2013 and 2014.

Employee seeks unpaid wages, overtime from Chestnut Hill health facility

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Sep 3, 2015

A Philadelphia woman is suing a Chestnut Hill healthcare facility and its operating company for allegedly violating numerous employment laws.

Skateboarder sues two Pennsylvania state troopers, alleging aggression, wrongful arrest

By Carol Ostrow | Sep 3, 2015

A Harrisburg man is suing two Pennsylvania state police officers, alleging excessive use of force, false arrest, malicious prosecution and conspiracy in a violent confrontation.

Former Harrisburg bank worker sues ex-employer, alleging wrongful dismissal

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Sep 3, 2015

A York County woman is suing a bank and its supervisor, alleging she was terminated after taking medical leave that she was eligible for under law.

Florida man sues Sunoco Inc., alleging misrepresentation of cardholder benefits

By Michelle Houle | Sep 3, 2015

A Florida man is suing Sunoco Inc., alleging the corporation did not honor his Sunoco rewards credit card discount.

Defense attorneys withdraw from taxi insurance case

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 4, 2015

Defense counsel in pending contract litigation have successfully petitioned to be relieved of representing their client.

City Of Philadelphia pursuing sanctions against co-defendant

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 4, 2015

The City of Philadelphia is pursuing sanctions against a negligence suit co-defendant it claims hasn’t cooperated with court orders.

Doctoral defendant dismissed from lung cancer malpractice case

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 4, 2015

A doctor named as a defendant has been dismissed from a medical malpractice case filed against him, his practice and other physicians.

Continuance approved in motor vehicle litigation

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 4, 2015

On Tuesday, the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas approved a 45-day continuance in a motor vehicle negligence action.

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