News from June 2016

Man says summons at Easter egg hunt was wrong

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 8, 2016

HARRISBURG — A man is suing a police officer, citing alleged malicious prosecution.

Woman says credit reporting practices were unlawful

By The Penn Record | Jun 9, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A Langhorne woman is suing Barclays Bank Delaware, Experian Information Solutions Inc. and TransUnion LLC, credit information companies, citing alleged violation of Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Woman accuses former employers of wrongful termination

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 9, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A nurse is suing Delaware County Memorial Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System, former employers, citing alleged hostile work environment and wrongful termination.

Man accuses North Shore Agency of unlawful collection practices

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 9, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A man has filed a class-action lawsuit against North Shore Agency, a collection agency, citing alleged unlawful collection practices.

Suit says website not accessible to blind, visually impaired

By Gene Johnson | Jun 9, 2016

PITTSBURGH – A retailer is being sued over a claim that its website is not accessible to the blind and visually impaired.

Phillips North America accused of age, gender discrimination

By The Penn Record | Jun 9, 2016

PITTSBURGH — A senior technical writer is suing former employer Respironics Inc., doing business as Phillips North America, citing alleged failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations; age and gender discrimination; and retaliation.

Third Circuit denies motion to enforce settlement in statutory income tax action

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 10, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff’s motion to enforce settlement in a statutory income tax action will remain denied, per the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Pizza Hut wins reversal of prior $200K default judgment for former employees

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 10, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – Due to improper service, Pizza Hut has successfully vacated a prior default judgment and damage award to two former employees who claimed they were fired due to their age.

U.S. Attorney says review of Philadelphia restaurants netted positive results

By Karen Kidd | Jun 10, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – Earlier this year, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania decided to find out if people with disabilities could enjoy popular and often frequented restaurants in Philadelphia as readily as patrons with no disabilities.

State SC to decide if suspended attorneys can handle unemployment matters

By Jamie Kelly | Jun 10, 2016

HARRISBURG — A long-running case about whether a suspended attorney can represent someone during an unemployment compensation appeal is headed toward a final resolution with the state Supreme Court agreeing to take the case.

Age limits for judges common throughout country

By Mike Helenthal | Jun 10, 2016

HARRISBURG — Regardless of the politics involved in the Pennsylvania legislature’s legal fight over judges’ age limits, the issues of age discrimination and voter disenfranchisement are front and center, according to a University of Pittsburgh political science professor.

Erie County resident claims benefits wrongfully terminated

By The Penn Record | Jun 10, 2016

PITTSBURGH — A man is suing General Electric Company, GE Transportation, GE Disability Benefits Center and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, citing alleged violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

Man accuses former employer of racial discrimination

By The Penn Record | Jun 10, 2016

PITTSBURGH — An African-American man is suing Milestone Centers Inc., his former employer, citing alleged failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations and racial discrimination.

Bridge mechanic says railroad responsible for injuries

By The Penn Record | Jun 10, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A bridge mechanic is suing Norfolk Southern Railway Company, his former employer, claiming negligence and alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Suit claims Upper Darby resident was negligent when driving

By The Penn Record | Jun 10, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A married couple's lawsuit against Ciara Connor, an Upper Darby resident, alleges negligence and claims that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Estate representative accuses drug companies of failure to warn

By The Penn Record | Jun 13, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — An estate representative is suing Janssen Research & Development LLC, Janssen Ortho LLC, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc., Bayer Pharma AG, Bayer Corporation, Bayer Healthcare LLC, Bayer Healthcare AG and Bayer AG, drug manufacturing companies, citing alleged manufacturing defect, failure to warn and negligent misrepresentation.

Former airport director claims wrongful termination

By The Penn Record | Jun 13, 2016

PITTSBURGH — A onetime airport director is suing former employers Bradford Regional Airport Operating, Bradford Regional Airport Authority, Bradford Airport Advisory Board, Cameron County, Elk County, McKean County and Warren County, citing alleged disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Man claims discrimination by U-Haul operation, former boss

By The Penn Record | Jun 13, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A former general manager trainee is suing U-Haul Company of Pennsylvania and Gerald Solarski, a company official, citing alleged breach of contract, discrimination, intentional infliction of emotional distress and wrongful termination.

Good Old Days Bar accused of unauthorized music performances

By The Penn Record | Jun 13, 2016

HARRISBURG – Copyright owners allege that a Bloomsburg restaurant publicly performed their songs without authorization.

Conductor files suit against Norfolk Southern Corp. alleging injuries

By The Penn Record | Jun 13, 2016

HARRISBURG – A conductor is suing a railroad transport provider alleging he was injured on the job.

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