News from 2015

Third Circuit dismisses corrections officers' lawsuit against Butler County

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 22, 2015

In a recent decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld Butler County’s motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit brought by corrections officers against the county, connected to a dispute on fair overtime compensation.

Veterinarian sues VCA Antech alleging unfair discharge and ADA violations

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 22, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A Lancaster veterinarian is suing her former practice alleging that she was unfairly discharged and that her disabilities were not accommodated.

Reading woman sues employer alleging she was terminated while on medical leave

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 22, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A Reading woman is suing her former employer claiming that she was unfairly dismissed while still on medical leave.

Woman sues her Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries alleging age and disability discrimination

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH – A Hollidaysburg woman is suing her former employer over allegations of discrimination due to her age and disabilities.

Homeowner sues Electrolux alleging that a defective dishwasher caught fire

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 22, 2015

SCRANTON – A Cresco man is suing an appliance company, alleging that a defect in a washing machine caused a fire in his home.

JanSport Apparel Corp. sues competitor alleging unauthorized use of trademark

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 23, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – JanSport Apparel Corp. is suing a competitor alleging that it is selling almost identical backpacks to what JanSport manufactures.

Woman sues RDG-GCS alleging sexual harassment, discrimination

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 23, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia woman is suing her former employer claiming that she was harassed and discriminated against due to her sex.

Couple sues Chesapeake Energy over alleged issues with royalty payments

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 23, 2015

SCRANTON – A couple is suing an energy corporation for allegedly failing to pay royalties in full.

Former administrator sues String Theory Schools over age, gender discrimination allegations

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 23, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A principal is suing her school for age and gender discrimination after she claims she was fired for related reasons.

Disabled woman sues First Reliance Standard Life Insurance Co. alleging denial of benefits

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 23, 2015

SCRANTON – A disabled Harrisburg woman is suing her insurance provider alleging that they unfairly denied her benefits.

Nonprofit sues Ace Hardware Corp. claiming failure to comply with disability regulations

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 23, 2015

PITTSBURGH – A not-for-profit organization is suing Ace Hardware alleging that the company failed to comply with certain Americans with Disabilities Act standards for Internet sites.

Man sues Superior Woodcraft after his termination, alleging he was discriminated against and replaced

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 23, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A man is suing his employer after he was terminated, alleging that he was discriminated against due to his age and disabilities.

Disabled woman sues her insurance provider alleging that she was denied benefits

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 23, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A Quakertown woman is suing her insurance provider alleging that her denial of benefits was unlawful.

Man sues debt collection agency alleging harassment and violation of privacy rights

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 23, 2015

SCRANTON – A Carlisle man is suing a debt collection agency claiming violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act after he was harassed about a debt which was not his.

Man sues General Builder's Association alleging failure to pay severance

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 23, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A man is suing his employer following his termination, alleging that he was not compensated fairly through his severance pay agreement.

Woman sues Vantage Foods alleging sexual harassment and discriminatory acts

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 28, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A Mechanicsburg woman is suing Vantage Foods PA Inc. alleging that she was unlawfully terminated, harassed and discriminated against.

Nurse claims Eagleville Hospital terminated her because of her age

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 28, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A registered nurse is suing her employer following her termination, alleging that she was fired because of her age.

Ex-manager sues Polonia Bank over breach of contract claims

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 28, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A former manager is suing Polonia Bank alleging that the institution violated its contract with him.

Plaintiff fighting summary judgment ruling in case over construction accident

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 28, 2015

A plaintiff is hoping to overturn a result of a recent summary judgment ruling in a case over a construction site accident.

Mother of child who perished in house fire seeks $50K in wrongful death and survival funds

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 28, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – The mother of a minor child who perished in a house fire in 2011, is seeking the distribution of wrongful death and survival benefit funds associated with that event. William J.

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