News from September 2017

Claim Doc alleges Needham Business Consulting violated settlement agreement

By Louie Torres | Sep 21, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A company in the state is alleged to have breached a settlement agreement.

Plaintiff says she was sold Jeep Wrangler vehicle with water leaks inside of it

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 21, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff alleges Fiat Chrysler Automobiles violated a number of commerce regulations when it sold her a new Jeep with mechanical issues unable to be remedied after four repair attempts on the dealer’s part.

Former trackman and machine operator says his bladder cancer a result of Conrail exposing him to toxic substances

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 21, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – An ex-train trackman and machine operator from New York says Conrail disregarded the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by exposing him to toxic substances over the course of his work tenure, and later causing him to contract bladder cancer.

Best Western hotel employee sues after hand is crushed by trash compactor

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 21, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A Best Western hotel employee in Concordville is suing a number of defendants for damages after his right hand was allegedly crushed in a trash compactor.

Superior Court won't overturn med-mal jury verdict in favor of Einstein Medical Center, others

By Shanice Harris | Sep 25, 2017

HARRISBURG – The state Superior Court has affirmed the judgment of the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas for the defendant in a medical malpractice lawsuit.

FarmArt produce wholesaler accuses Philadelphia businesses of not paying it over $120K for services rendered

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 25, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A Delaware County-based wholesale produce supply business is accusing a number of Philadelphia establishments with not compensating it over $120,000 for goods and services rendered in the past several years.

Chrysler Renegade's non-conformities make vehicle worthless, plaintiffs allege

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 25, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – In a recently-filed lawsuit, two litigants alleges Fiat Chrysler Automobiles disregarded state and federal commercial laws, when it sold them a new Chrysler vehicle with operating flaws which were not repaired after three separate attempts on the dealer’s part.

Woman alleges U.S. Postal Service interfered with FMLA rights

By Louie Torres | Sep 25, 2017

SCRANTON – A woman alleges her job at the U.S. Postal Service was terminated after taking leave because of back pain.

FTS International Services employee alleges he was misclassified

By Louie Torres | Sep 25, 2017

SCRANTON – A field supervisor alleges he was misclassified from receiving overtime pay.

Brockport man seeks damages after he was injured in ATV accident

By Louie Torres | Sep 25, 2017

ERIE – A Brockport couple allege that a defect in an all-terrain vehicle caused the husband to be ejected during a rollover accident.

All About Pets Veterinary Hospital alleged to have breached contract

By Louie Torres | Sep 25, 2017

ERIE – A Canonsburg veterinary office is alleged to have terminated a contract with a California company before the terms were up.

Field supervisor alleges FTS International Services did not pay overtime wages

By Louie Torres | Sep 25, 2017

SCRANTON – A Loganton man alleges that he did not receive the correct wage rate for overtime work.

Completion consultant alleges Rice Energy failed to pay overtime wages

By Louie Torres | Sep 25, 2017

ERIE – A man has filed a lawsuit against Rice Energy seeking allegedly unpaid back wages.

Man says he fell off SEPTA train at Paoli station, sues company and engineer

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 25, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia plaintiff is claiming the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and one of its train engineers acted with complete disregard when they allowed a stopped train to suddenly proceed forward before all passengers had exited the train, causing injuries to the him.

Actress/model sues Outback, says surgery to remove foreign object in food caused scar

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 25, 2017

PITTSBURGH – An Outback Steakhouse patron and actress/model who suffered abdominal and intestinal injuries after allegedly ingesting a black metal wire in her take-out order has initiated legal action against the restaurant.

Construction firm says City of Pittsburgh hasn't paid it extra funds

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 26, 2017

PITTSBURGH – A Jefferson Hills construction company has filed suit against the City of Pittsburgh, claiming it breached a contract with it for a stormwater project and hasn’t made proper restitution.

Pharmaceutical company's former business director says she wasn't paid wages, bonuses

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 26, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A pharmaceutical firm’s former director of business development claims she did not receive wages and other bonuses due her under the terms of her employment agreement, subsequent to her departure from the company.

Plaintiff accuses Ford Motor Company of selling him vehicle with defective transmission

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 26, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – Ford Motor Company is the subject of a lawsuit for alleged violation of commercial laws in allegedly selling the plaintiff a Ford Focus with a defective transmission.

Owner of Camelback Mountain Resorts: Ex-wife defamed me as drug and sex addict and harmed personal, professional relationships

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 26, 2017

SCRANTON – A prominent Pennsylvania businessman has sued his former wife for defamation of character in state court, claiming she falsely accused him of illegal drug use, drug addiction and sex addiction, harming his personal and professional reputation in the process.

Beaver individual alleges claim for disability benefits was unlawfully denied

By Louie Torres | Sep 26, 2017

ERIE – A Beaver resident alleges his claim for disability benefits was wrongfully denied.

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