PHILADELPHIA — The Pennsylvania Superior Court denied final appeals on May 16 from two bar operators who failed to file timely challenges from default judgments against them stemming from a 2013 fight that allegedly left a patron injured.
PITTSBURGH — Risk mitigation firm JD Palatine LLC and its CEO Chad Killian have filed a series of preliminary objections to former Senior Vice President of Sales Joseph DeSanzo’s wrongful termination suit, where he seeks punitive damages in their ongoing dispute.
PITTSBURGH — A former employee of the Borough of Wilkinsburg who filed suit in March was not terminated in retaliation for whistleblowing, the borough alleges in a newly filed answer to the complaint, but for misconduct and insubordination.
PHILADELPHIA — A gentleman’s club is asking a federal court to force one of its former adult entertainers, who claimed she was cheated out of overtime because she was classified as an independent contractor, to submit the dispute to arbitration.
PHILADELPHIA — On April 6, H&R Block Eastern Enterprises Inc. filed a motion for default judgement in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against a former employee for failing to answer an allegation of breach of contract for operating a similar tax preparation business using H&R information and client lists.