News from September 2016

Primanti Corporation accused of wage law violation

By Louie Torres | Sep 14, 2016

PITTSBURGH — A woman has filed a class action lawsuit alleging failure to pay minimum wage.

Huatai USA LLC accused of failing to pay for services

By Louie Torres | Sep 14, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A Georgia business is suing over an alleged failure to pay for its services.

National Stores, others accused of failing to pay invoices

By Louie Torres | Sep 14, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania company is suing National Stores Inc., CPD 18 Corp. and Southern Island Stores LLC, alleging breach of contract by failing to pay for purchases.

McCool Properties accused of violating wage and wiretapping laws

By Louie Torres | Sep 14, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A former employee is suing over alleged violations of wage and wiretapping laws.

Federal government accused of failing to provide safe ride at Air Force event

By The Penn Record | Sep 14, 2016

PITTSBURGH — A husband and wife are suing the United States of America, citing alleged failure to warn, insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries and negligence at an Air Force recruiting event.

Lock Haven lawsuit saga seen as reflecting issues unique to academia

By Carrie Salls | Sep 14, 2016

HARRISBURG – A senior adviser for the organization Workplace Fairness believes issues unique to academia likely contributed to multiple lawsuits being filed against Lock Haven University by an employee of the school.

Former parking employee not entitled to $67.5K judgment, says Superior Court

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 14, 2016

HARRISBURG – A Pennsylvania state appellate court has reversed a trial court decision which allowed for a parking company employee to collect a judgment of more than $67,000 for intentional infliction of emotional distress (IIED) in an assault and battery case versus his employer.

Insurer doesn't have to indemnify nightclub in case over shooting

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 14, 2016

HARRISBURG – The Superior Court has affirmed a granting of summary judgment in favor of a global insurance company against one of its policyholders, through the applicability of an exclusion clause for assault and battery.

Estate administrator says officer ran red light, causing death

By Louie Torres | Sep 15, 2016

PITTSBURGH — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate has filed a wrongful death claim alleging that a collision involving a police vehicle involved negligence on the part of several parties.

Peoplescout, Seaton accused of violating wage laws

By Louie Torres | Sep 15, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing former employers over allegations of failing to obey wage laws.

Buchanan Auto Park accused of not keeping walkways safe

By Louie Torres | Sep 15, 2016

HARRISBURG — A married couple's lawsuit accuses property owners Buchanan Auto Park Inc. and Chrysler Group LLC of negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

UPMC Health Plan accused of wrongly denying benefits

By Louie Torres | Sep 15, 2016

PITTSBURGH — A man is suing UPMC Health Plan, a disability insurance plan administrator, citing alleged breach of contract.

Supervalu TTSJ accused of discrimination

By The Penn Record | Sep 15, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A Puerto Rican male is suing Supervalu TTSJ, Inc., an employer, citing alleged racial discrimination and retaliation.

Man claims Genco Distributions violated FMLA

By The Penn Record | Sep 15, 2016

HARRISBURG — An East Stroudsburg resident with cervical radiculopathy is suing Genco Distributions Inc., a former employer, citing alleged failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Urban Outfitters claims commitment to employees in response to medical leave lawsuit

By Carrie Salls | Sep 16, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – Urban Outfitters Inc. defended its treatment of employees when asked for a response to a complaint filed by a former employee that raised allegations that the company violated the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Court declines to certify class in case against Widener University School of Law

By Joe Dyton | Sep 16, 2016

PHILADELPHIA - The U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently backed the rejection of a class certification in a lawsuit filed over allegations that Widener Law School purposely overstated its graduates’ employments status.

Man says Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation didn't process application

By Louie Torres | Sep 19, 2016

PITTSBURGH — A man is suing a government agency, alleging that he was improperly denied pension benefits.

Lincoln National Life Insurance Company accused of breaching contract

By Louie Torres | Sep 19, 2016

&&&PITTSBURGH — A woman's lawsuit alleges she was improperly denied long-term disability benefits.

State Security Services Acquisition accused of not repaying loan

By Louie Torres | Sep 19, 2016

PITTSBURGH — A husband and wife are suing over allegations of failure to repay a loan.

3M Company, others face claim in alleged water contamination

By Louie Torres | Sep 19, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — Several plaintiffs are suing six corporations over alleged water contamination.

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