HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has overturned a $597,000 judgment against American Premier Underwriters Inc., Consolidated Rail Corp., CSX Transportation, et al. and returned the case back to the lower court for further proceedings because of the actions of the appellee's counsel.
HARRISBURG – Philadelphia Fresh Foods LLC’s petition for review of an Unemployment Compensation Board of Review order granting unemployment compensation benefits to a former company employee was unsuccessful, according to a Nov. 14 Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania opinion upholding the board’s decision.
HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania ruled that the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board was right to deny workers’ compensation benefits to a former Kinder Morgan Inc. based on its application of the “mental-mental” standard to the claimant’s mental disability claim, according to an opinion filed Nov. 14 by the Commonwealth Court.
HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania on Nov. 17 affirmed a trial court decision granting a preliminary injunction to Tyco International Management Co. LLC and Tyco Fire Products LP in a dispute with a former employee whom Tyco officials accused of violating employment contracts after taking a job with a competing company.
HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania remanded a case back to trial court involving a Stroud Township gun owner who challenged the constitutionality of not being allowed to discharge firearms on his property due to a local ordinance.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia homeowner has launched legal proceedings against a local construction company for allegedly performing incomplete work not up to the specifications of the agreement which the parties entered last year.
PHILADELPHIA – A couple who lost $5,000 in trade-in value on their vehicle allege this was the result of a Philadelphia auto dealer misrepresenting the vehicle’s condition when they first purchased it in 2013.
PHILADELPHIA – A York County couple claim the new Ford Focus vehicle they purchased in 2014 contained a defective transmission not able to be repaired after four separate attempts, in a recently-filed lawsuit.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia-based news website has sued the American Broadcasting Company for trademark infringement and disparagement, claiming the network improperly used the website’s name to produce a series of feature news videos on historic locations in the city.
PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff who alleges he was brutally beaten at a New Year’s Eve party held at a Philadelphia museum two years ago has commenced litigation against all parties he feels are responsible for his injuries.