News from June 2016

Government sues over alleged loan default

By The Penn Record | Jun 2, 2016

PITTSBURGH — The federal government is suing Karen I. Miller, last known to have lived in Mount Oliver, claiming alleged default on a loan.

Appearance withdrawal motion OK'ed in premises liability case against herbal products store

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 3, 2016

Plaintiff counsel for a customer injured in a slip-and-fall accident at an herbal products store had their motion to withdraw from the resulting litigation approved in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.

Counsel withdraws from ShopRite fall case, which is given new arbitration date

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 3, 2016

Per a recent order in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, plaintiff counsel has been allowed to withdraw appearance from a slip-and-fall case against an area Shop-Rite grocery store, which also has been given a new arbitration hearing date in mid-summer.

Decision on preliminary objections in car crash litigation continued until July

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 3, 2016

Several preliminary objection motions in a car accident lawsuit, in addition to one for extraordinary relief, will now be decided in a rescheduled hearing set for July in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.

Attorney expects appeal in U.S. Steel decision

By Mike Helenthal | Jun 3, 2016

The attorney for a Pennsylvania man who won a $5.5 million judgment from U.S. Steel in February for workplace discrimination expects the company to appeal the decision.

Withdrawal motion approved and proceedings stayed 60 days in sidewalk fall case

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 3, 2016

A defense counselor who previously cited “major disagreements” with his client in a sidewalk fall premises liability lawsuit has been permitted to leave the case, per an order from the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.

Telcom equipment company accused of racial discrimination

By The Penn Record | Jun 3, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A former employee is suing Arris Group Inc., a telcom equipment company, citing alleged age discrimination and racial discrimination.

Woman claims ADA violation by employer

By The Penn Record | Jun 3, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A sales administrator is suing GE Water & Process Technologies, an employer, citing alleged discrimination, failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations and retaliation.

Man accuses Citibank of phone harassment

By The Penn Record | Jun 3, 2016

PITTSBURGH — A Butler resident is suing Citibank, N.A., a financial services company, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Man claims discrimination by former employer

By The Penn Record | Jun 3, 2016

PITTSBURGH — An African-American man is suing EDMC, a former employer, alleging a hostile work environment and racial discrimination.

Man accuses credit reporting agency of breaching settlement agreement

By The Penn Record | Jun 6, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A man is suing Bayview Loan Servicing LLC, a credit reporting agency, citing an alleged breach of a settlement agreement and false credit reporting.

Woman claims age discrimination, wrongful termination

By The Penn Record | Jun 6, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — An event coordinator is suing Saucon Valley Country Club, Jamie Siders, Jon Prostak and Jason Goldstein, former employer and supervisors, citing alleged age discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Loan guarantor sued by bank

By The Penn Record | Jun 6, 2016

HARRISBURG — A successor in interest is suing a loan guarantor, citing alleged breach of a loan guaranty agreement.

Truck driver claims discrimination by former employer

By The Penn Record | Jun 6, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A truck driver is suing Pitt Ohio Express Inc., a depot operator, citing alleged disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

UPS worker claims age discrimination

By The Penn Record | Jun 6, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — An employee is suing United Parcel Service Inc., citing alleged age discrimination, disparate treatment and retaliation.

Foreman sues former employers

By The Penn Record | Jun 7, 2016

Florida state resident accuses former employers of breach of contractPHILADELPHIA — A foreman is suing Sa-Fe Windows, Inc. and Ferid Brkic, former employers, citing alleged breach of contract, unpaid wages, and violation of workers compensation acts.David Kirkpatrick filed a complaint on May 9, in the U.S.

Appearance withdrawal hearing in false arrest case to take place this week

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 7, 2016

Appearance withdrawal hearing in false arrest case to take place this week

After continuance, attorney still withdrawing from icy slip-and-fall lawsuit

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 7, 2016

After continuance, attorney still withdrawing from icy slip-and-fall lawsuit

Arbitration hearing absence yields Judgment of Non Pros in car crash case

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 7, 2016

Arbitration hearing absence yields Judgment of Non Pros in car crash case

Hotel's personal injury case transferred to Bucks County Court of Common Pleas

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 7, 2016

Hotel's personal injury case transferred to Bucks County Court of Common Pleas

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