News from August 2016

Cell phone distraction alleged as cause of collision

By Louie Torres | Aug 30, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A couple's lawsuit against motorist Kevin P. Barron alleges negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Government seeks loan repayment from man

By Louie Torres | Aug 30, 2016

PITTSBURGH — The federal government is suing William H. Domhoff, alleging unpaid debt.

Two file Avelox lawsuit against Bayer, Merck

By Louie Torres | Aug 30, 2016

PENNSYLVANIA — Two consumers are suing Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Bayer Corporation; Bayer AG; Bayer Pharma AG; and Merck & Co. Inc., pharmaceutical companies, citing alleged breach of implied warranty, fraud, negligent misrepresentation and product liability.

Ruling adds uncertainty for contractors working for governments

By Robert Lawson | Aug 30, 2016

HARRISBURG — It will be more difficult for contractors in Pennsylvania to collect payments and legal fees from local and state government agencies withholding payment in bad faith after a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision. 

Cleaning company blamed for damages at Red Bull Arena

By Louie Torres | Aug 31, 2016

PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania corporation is suing Capital Contractors Inc., a New York corporation, citing alleged breach of contract.

Baltimore painting company sues Delaware River Port Authority over Commodore Barry Bridge bid contract

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 31, 2016

CAMDEN, N.J. – A Baltimore company has initiated legal action in a New Jersey federal court, claiming they were passed over by the Delaware River Port Authority of Pennsylvania and New Jersey (DRPA) as the lowest bidder for a $17 million contract to paint the Commodore Barry Bridge.

Business owner accused of defamatory statement

By Louie Torres | Aug 31, 2016

PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania company and individuals are suing Donald D. Sbarra, a business owner, citing alleged defamation.

Couple file Levaquin lawsuit in Philly federal court

By Louie Torres | Aug 31, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — Two people are suing Johnson & Johnson and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, citing alleged breach of implied warranty, failure to warn, fraud, negligent misrepresentation and product liability.

Woman blames pharmaceutical companies for peripheral neuropathy

By Louie Torres | Aug 31, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals and Merck & Co. Inc., citing alleged breach of implied warranty, fraud, negligence, negligent misrepresentation and product liability.

Insurer seeks $3 million in alleged failure to meet obligations under indemnity agreement

By The Penn Record | Aug 31, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A New Jersey insurance company is suing John O'Brien and Alan Katz, citing alleged breach of contract.

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