News from October 2017

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County allege homeowners failed to state claim in tax dispute

By Shanice Harris | Oct 2, 2017

The city of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County object to claims made by a husband and wife who filed a class action lawsuit against Allegheny County, the county's Board of Property Assessment Appeals and Review, the city and Pittsburgh Public Schools alleging the county raised their real estate tax during the years 2014 through 2016.

DePuy Synthes Sales Inc. alleges former employees are breaching agreement with work for competitor

By Louie Torres | Oct 2, 2017

A West Chester corporation is seeking to prevent two California individuals from using confidential and trade secret information.

Shaw Industries Inc. alleges it is owed more than $190,000

By Louie Torres | Oct 2, 2017

A Chalfont man and a Coatesville man allegedly failed to pay a debt owed to a Georgia corporation.

Bay Area Receivables allegedly failed to mark alleged debt as disputed

By Louie Torres | Oct 2, 2017

A Philadelphia woman alleges the debt collector failed to mark an account as disputed.

Man alleges law firms, others failed to redact personal information from court documents

By Louie Torres | Oct 2, 2017

An individual is seeking $1 million over allegations his personal information is available for viewing on court documents online.

Consumer claims DeVille Asset Management LTD's actions lowered credit score

By Louie Torres | Oct 2, 2017

A Shamokin resident claims the Texas-based debt collector failed to mark an alleged debt as disputed.

Man claims injuries from Roundup use

By Louie Torres | Oct 2, 2017

A Schwenksville man alleges the herbicide Roundup is dangerous to human health.

Textron Inc., Avco Corp. and Lycoming Engines named in suit over fatal plane crash

By Louie Torres | Oct 2, 2017

A Connecticut woman is seeking damages after a fatal airplane crash.

Ford Motor Co. claims couple still fails to state evidence of punitive damages in suit over collision

By Charmaine Little | Oct 2, 2017

An automotive company has submitted objections to a Lackawanna County couple’s allegations against it with the Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County.

Supreme Court to hear malpractice case with Facebook posts used as evidence

By Kacie Whaley | Oct 2, 2017

A woman who claimed several medical providers failed to diagnose her with Lyme disease will be taking a medical malpractice suit to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and have her Facebook posts used as evidence against her.

Mills Electric Inc. allegedly owes more than $95,000 to labor union funds

By Louie Torres | Oct 3, 2017

A Flourtown employer allegedly failed to pay contributions to labor union funds.

Flanagan Mechanical Services allegedly owes contributions to Steamfitters Union funds

By Louie Torres | Oct 3, 2017

The Yardley business allegedly failed to pay contributions to labor union funds.

Liberty Life Assurance Co. of Boston alleged to have unlawfully denied short-term disability benefits

By Louie Torres | Oct 3, 2017

A New Philadelphia man alleges the disability benefit provider unlawfully denied him short-term disability benefits.

Consumer claims National Gas & Electric's telemarketing calls were unlawful

By Louie Torres | Oct 3, 2017

The Houston energy services company is accused of illegal telemarketing by a Pennsylvania resident.

Man alleges he was terminated from PF Holdings LLC over overtime complaints

By Louie Torres | Oct 3, 2017

A Philadelphia man alleges he was retaliated against when he complained about not receiving overtime pay.

Labor union alleges it is owed funds from NJ employer

By Louie Torres | Oct 3, 2017

Mount Laurel Center for Rehab is alleged to owe contributions to Retail, Wholesale, Department Store Union Local 1034 and its fund.

FBCS Inc. allegedly failed to disclose statute of limitations had expired on debt

By Louie Torres | Oct 3, 2017

A Texas man has filed a lawsuit against a Hatboro-based debt collector over allegations that a collection letter omitted a material disclosure.

Consumer alleges her personal information was compromised in Equifax breach, seeks damages

By Louie Torres | Oct 4, 2017

An Eagleville individual has filed a class action lawsuit against Equifax Inc. and Equifax Credit Information Services Inc. over allegations that it improperly handled and stored personally identifiable information.

Former Sheetz assistant managers allege they were not paid for any hours beyond 40 per week

By Louie Torres | Oct 4, 2017

A Tyrone man and Greensburg woman allege they are owed unpaid wages from when they worked for Sheetz.

Quantum Communications LTD alleges it is owed more than $130,000 from clients

By Louie Torres | Oct 4, 2017

A Harrisburg public relations firm alleges it was not paid for its services.

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