News from 2016

Malibu Media sues unknown defendant for alleged violation of copyright infringement

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 8, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – An online company is suing an unidentified defendant for copyright infringement, alleging that the individual took part in illegal Internet activity.

Star Penn Pool Service sued over allegations of unpaid overtime wages

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 8, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – Two men are suing their employer after they claim they consistently worked overtime without receiving the appropriate pay for their time.

Sands Casino Resort customer claims negligence as cause of fall

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 11, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – A New York man is suing the Sands Casino Resort alleging negligence in an incident in which he slipped and fell, injuring himself.

Real estate management company seeks repayment of loan, return of company phones

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 11, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – A Pennsylvania-based real estate management company is suing its former operator's daughter after it alleges that she hasn't paid back a loan that she received from the company.

Unknown defendant sued by online media company over allegations of copyright violation

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 11, 2016

HARRISBURG – An online media company based in California is suing a defendant, who is unknown, over allegations of violation of copyright infringement laws.

Man sues funeral home after he alleges that he was not paid for overtime work

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 11, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – A Levittown man is suing his employer, a funeral home, after he alleges the company failed to pay for overtime hours worked.

Man sues Keane Group Holdings alleging illegal pay practices

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 11, 2016

PITTSBURGH – A Texas man, along with other employees, is suing his former employer for its allegedly illegal pay standards and for failing to compensate employees for overtime work.

Federal judge dismisses charges, parties from excessive force suit

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 11, 2016

A federal court has dismissed several parties and sets of charges related to a police-related excessive force and assault and battery suit emanating from Bensalem Township.

Defense attorneys seek to withdraw, extend case's discovery deadlines

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 11, 2016

As one attorney looks to leave a negligence action against a local restaurant, another member of defense counsel is seeking to extend deadlines associated with the case.

Woman injured in locker room fall settles litigation with Abington YMCA and other defendants

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 11, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff allegedly injured in a fall at an area YMCA has settled with the organization, according to Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas records.

Former Bridgeport police officer's age discrimination claims to proceed

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 11, 2016

The majority of age discrimination-related claims filed by a former member of the Bridgeport Police Department will proceed, according to a ruling from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Federal judge says insurance company did not breach contract with bar owners

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 11, 2016

Owners of a Philadelphia bar have been refused the ability to seek damages from their insurance provider after a business-related dispute with the establishment’s former manager.

Judge: 'Plausible' antitrust allegations made against LifeScan

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 11, 2016

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has ruled all but one of a blood glucose monitoring equipment company’s antitrust claims against one of its chief rivals is "plausible."

Plaintiff counsel withdraws from slip-and-fall suit against Philadelphia Walgreen's store

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 11, 2016

Plaintiff counsel for a man allegedly injured in a fall at a Philadelphia-area Walgreen’s store has elected to leave the suit.

Spartan Race group, ski resort seek to dismiss recklessness charges in negligence suit

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 11, 2016

Attorneys for a major recreation race organization and the resort area that hosted one of their events seek to dismiss charges of recklessness levied against them in a negligence action brought by an injured race participant.

Appeals court upholds summary judgment against ex-Pfizer employees seeking severance benefits

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 11, 2016

After a federal district court denied class certification to a group of former Pfizer employees seeking severance benefits, the U.S Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has now concurred with the trial court ruling granting summary judgment.

Lancaster County jury reaches $15 million award in lawsuit over fatal DUI crash

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 11, 2016

One of the largest personal injury verdicts in the history of both Lancaster and York County was secured Wednesday by an attorney representing the estate of a young woman killed in a drunk driving accident in February 2014.

Couple won't receive underinsured motorist coverage from Allstate, Third Circuit says

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 11, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – A couple who initially waived underinsured motorist coverage from their insurance provider, then later sought to obtain the coverage after an auto accident, will again not be able to compel the company to provide that coverage.

Woman sues staffing agency, alleges sexual harassment at Burpee

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 12, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia woman is suing her employer alleging sexual harassment from her supervisor at a temporary job site.

Woman sues school district, alleging sexual harassment in the workplace

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 12, 2016

PITTSBURGH – A Washington County woman is suing the Fort Cherry School District alleging that she was treated in a hostile and sexually aggressive way while employed by the district.

The Record Network