News from September 2016

International Painters and Allied Trades plans accused of breaching contract

By Louie Torres | Sep 22, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — An employee is suing International Painters and Allied Trades Industry Pension Plan and Board of Trustees of the International Painters and Allied Trades Industry Pension Plan, alleging breach of contract.

Waynesboro Area School District accused of improperly denying services

By Louie Torres | Sep 22, 2016

HARRISBURG — Two parents are suing Waynesboro Area School District over a denial of services to a child.

Ralph's of Philly accused of trademark infringement

By Louie Torres | Sep 23, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — Plaintiffs operating as the "Dispigno Parties" group are suing a group identified as the "Rubino Parties," citing alleged unfair competition.

Doctor accused of leaving tack in man's body after surgery

By Louie Torres | Sep 23, 2016

PITTSBURGH — A married couple's lawsuit alleges negligence in medical care.

Noralco Corporation says DCK North America owes for work

By Louie Torres | Sep 23, 2016

PITTSBURGH — One Pennsylvania company is suing another, citing alleged breach of contract and failure to pay for completed work. 

Tank Car Corporation of America accused of environmental violation

By Louie Torres | Sep 23, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — The federal government, at the request of the Environmental Protection Agency, is suing a Pennsylvania company alleging violation of federal environmental laws.

Kennedy P.C., Robert A. Evarts accused of misrepresentation in debt collection

By Louie Torres | Sep 23, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — Representatives of a deceased person's estate are suing debt collectors, alleging misrepresentation in collection.

Plaintiff's negligence appeal versus medical centers and neurosurgeons found untimely by Superior Court

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 23, 2016

HARRISBURG – A plaintiff’s appeal of summary judgment against a pair of medical facilities and two neurosurgeons has been quashed and labeled “untimely”, according to the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.

Third Circuit Court determines CVS warehouse worker not fired because of disability

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 23, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has determined that CVS RX Services, Inc. did not fire one of its warehouse employees due to her disability.

Federal government alleges Coraopolis man owes on student loans

By Louie Torres | Sep 23, 2016

PITTSBURGH – A Coraopolis man is alleged to have defaulted on his student loans.

HCR Manorcare accused of not implementing proper care plan

By Louie Torres | Sep 26, 2016

A representative of a deceased man's estate has filed a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Grow Smart Kids denies trademark infringement

By Louie Torres | Sep 26, 2016

A Pennsylvania juice company is suing a Georgia competitor, disputing a claim of trademark infringement.

Trash collector alleges motorist negligently struck him

By Louie Torres | Sep 26, 2016

A Pittsburgh man is suing another city resident, alleging she struck him with a vehicle while he was working as a trash collector.

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company accused of improperly handling claim

By Louie Torres | Sep 26, 2016

A married couple's lawsuit against State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company alleges breach of contract.

City of Philadelphia, officer face allegations of unjustified beating

By The Penn Record | Sep 26, 2016

A man is suing the City of Philadelphia and Police Officer Michael Kuzianik, alleging unlawful assault, battery and excessive use of force.

Virginia company Rivershore Charters accused of breaching contract

By Louie Torres | Sep 26, 2016

&&&PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania corporation is suing Rivershore Charters Inc. and Mark Perry, a Virginia company and its president, alleging breach of contract.

TransUnion, Equifax, others accused of reporting incorrect credit information

By Louie Torres | Sep 27, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing credit reporting agencies, citing alleged negligence and negligent misrepresentation.

Ameri Motors targeted in claim of odometer tampering

By Louie Torres | Sep 27, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A consumer is suing a car dealer and a financing company, citing alleged breach of contract, negligent misrepresentation and violation of state and federal law.

Secretary of labor says administrator stiffed employees on retirement plan

By Louie Torres | Sep 27, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Secretary of Labor is suing Steven Keares Inc., Harry S. Keares and the Steven Keares Inc. 401(k) Retirement Plan, citing alleged breach of contract and breach of duty.

Ironbridge Construction accused of not paying bill

By Louie Torres | Sep 27, 2016

HARRISBURG — A Maryland corporation and the federal government are suing Virginia company Ironbridge Construction Inc. and Arch Insurance Company, citing alleged breach of contract.

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