News from 2016

Fort Pitt Classic Cars accused of not living up to agreement

By Louie Torres | Dec 29, 2016

Representatives of a deceased man's estate are suing Fort Pitt Classic Cars LLC, alleging breach of contract, primary estoppel, unjust enrichment, fraud, negligent misrepresentation and negligence.

Sullivan Super Service plumbing company accused of not filing borough tax returns

By Louie Torres | Dec 29, 2016

A Pennsylvania municipality and its tax administrator are suing Sullivan Super Service Inc., a Braddock-based plumbing company, alleging failure to file tax returns with the municipality for all or part of six years.

Former maintenance man blames Republic Services, others for injuries

By Louie Torres | Dec 29, 2016

A former maintenance man for an apartment building alleges he was badly injured as a result of Republic's negligence.

Carmeuse Lime and Stone accused of hostile work environment, discrimination

By Louie Torres | Dec 29, 2016

A woman is suing her former workplace supervisor and her former employer, alleging discrimination and retaliation.

Minusnine Technology accused of breaching agreement with former employee

By Louie Torres | Dec 29, 2016

A former employee is suing Minusnine Technology Inc., alleging breach of contract.

United Chemi-Con accused of breaching contract, warranty

By Louie Torres | Dec 29, 2016

A Pennsylvania business is suing United Chemi-Con Inc., an Illinois corporation, over its capacitors.

Man blames Cochran Motors for fall on ice

By Louie Torres | Dec 29, 2016

A man is suing Cochran Motors Inc., a Pennsylvania company, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

U.S. Department of Labor believes former appliance parts supplier abandoned employee 401(k) plan

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 29, 2016

The U.S. Department of Labor has initiated legal action against a Coraopolis appliance parts supplier, alleging it violated the Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) by abandoning its 401(k) plan after closing operations.

Portion of Liberian insurance judgment case settled for $225K

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 29, 2016

A federal judge has approved a settlement between a major insurance company and a co-respondent involved in a case surrounding the pursuit of a multi-million-dollar Liberian judgment.

Third Circuit says Darby landlord not subject to ethnic discrimination, affirms trial court dismissal

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 29, 2016

The federal appeals court affirmed the trial court dismissal of a New York man and Pennsylvania landlord who claims a local municipality discriminated against him based on his country of ethnic origin.

Taktl LLC accused of not making full payment under agreement

By Louie Torres | Dec 30, 2016

A California corporation is suing Taktl LLC, a Pennsylvania company, citing alleged breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Globus Medical asks court to find that products don't fall under royalty arrangement

By Louie Torres | Dec 30, 2016

The Pennsylvania business is suing a Texas doctor, requesting a declaratory judgment on two products at the heart of a dispute.

Doctor, others accused of negligence in spinal injection

By Louie Torres | Dec 30, 2016

A married couple's lawsuit against Patrick Fall, DO; Graymark Healthcare Inc.; Foundation Surgery Affiliate of Huntingdon Valley LP; Foundation Surgery Affiliate General of Huntingdon Valley LLC; and FSA of Huntingdon Valley LLC alleges negligence in medical care.

JEVS Human Services accused of violating wage laws

By Louie Torres | Dec 30, 2016

Two people have filed a class action lawsuit against JEVS Human Services Inc. and Jewish Employment & Vocational Service Inc., doing business as JEVS Human Services, alleging failure to pay minimum wage, failure to pay overtime compensation, breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Georgia company accused of building flawed barrier

By Louie Torres | Dec 30, 2016

A group of corporations is suing AMEC Foster Wheeler Environmental & Infrastructure Inc., citing alleged breach of contract and breach of warranty.

Widow of Shriners Hospitals employee claims breach of fiduciary duty

By Louie Torres | Dec 30, 2016

A Florida woman is suing The Group Life and Supplemental Life Plan for Employees of Shriners Hospitals for Children, Shriners Hospitals for Children Inc. and Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company, alleging breach of fiduciary duty.

Eastern Air Balance Corporation accused of not paying into funds per contract

By Louie Torres | Dec 30, 2016

Labor funds are suing Eastern Air Balance Corporation and Timothy Roaten, citing alleged breach of contract.

Avenue Kitchen, others accused of violating minimum wage laws

By Louie Torres | Dec 30, 2016

A man has filed a class action lawsuit against former employers Local At Villanova LLC, doing business as Avenue Kitchen; Local at Glen Mills LLC, doing business as Avenue Kitchen; Dana Smith Farrell and Doe defendants 1-10, alleging violation of federal and state wage laws.

Investors claim fraud by Maryland, New Mexico companies

By Louie Torres | Dec 30, 2016

Three people are suing Russell Rankin, EV Ventures Inc. and Mid Atlantic Gem LLC, all of Maryland, and Polaris Industries Inc., of New Mexico, alleging breach of contract, fraud and civil conspiracy and seeking an accounting.

Access Transportation Systems, others accused of not preventing sexual abuse of disabled woman

By Louie Torres | Dec 30, 2016

A disabled woman and her brother, who represents her, are suing over an allegation that the woman was raped and sexually assaulted by a driver for a service that transports people with disabilities.

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