News from September 2017

Orion Drilling Co. LLC alleges Apex Energy owes more than $600,000

By Louie Torres | Sep 26, 2017

ERIE – A full-service drilling company alleges that it is owed an early termination fee from a Wexford business.

CentiMark Corp. alleges a former employee breached contract

By Louie Torres | Sep 26, 2017

ERIE – A Canonsburg business engaged in the competitive roofing industry alleges a Landenberg man and former employee is using its confidential information for a competitor.

Consumer claims Educational Computer System Inc. is unlawfully debiting account

By Louie Torres | Sep 26, 2017

PITTSBURGH – An Allegheny County consumer claims that a debt collector debited her bank account without written consent.

Hearing Technologies International Inc. accuses MG Development America of patent infringement

By Louie Torres | Sep 26, 2017

PITTSBURGH – A Florida corporation alleges that a Pittsburgh business is manufacturing a hearing aid drying/disinfecting system that infringes on its patent.

Federal court doesn't dismiss retaliation claims of former Amerihealth Caritas employee

By Carrie Salls | Sep 26, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in June ruled not to dismiss a former Amerihealth Caritas employee’s retaliation claims.

York couple file suit after husband is struck by Penn Waste truck; Company says he walked in front of truck

By David Hutton | Sep 27, 2017

LANCASTER – A York Township man and his wife have filed a lawsuit in the Court of Common Pleas Lancaster County against Penn Waste Inc. and Daniel Blair, alleging negligence.

CertainTeed Corp. claims Ravago Americas provided defective materials

By Louie Torres | Sep 27, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A Malvern building products manufacturer alleges that a polymer producing company's defective materials have caused it to suffer damages of more than $1 million.

Bayer Healthcare faces suit from Essure users alleging the device migrated

By Louie Torres | Sep 27, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – Several individuals have filed a class action suit over allegations a form of female birth control caused injuries.

North American Communications Inc. seeks declaration regarding payments

By Louie Torres | Sep 27, 2017

JOHNSTOWN – A Duncanville corporation is seeking judgment regarding a breach of retirement agreement claim.

Wells Fargo Bank accuses brothers of scheme, seeks nearly $100,000

By Louie Torres | Sep 27, 2017

JOHNSTOWN – A national banking association alleges two brothers, one residing in Texas and the other in Somerset, schemed to improperly obtain and retain funds from it.

Property owner accuses Assurant Field Services, others unlawfully removed personal property

By Louie Torres | Sep 27, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A property owner alleges that a mortgagor, the servicer of the mortgage and others sent representatives to his property without his permission.

Man alleges prescription drug Jardiance caused kidney injuries

By Louie Torres | Sep 27, 2017

PITTSBURGH – A McKees Rocks man alleges he was injured by a diabetes drug.

Homeowners association wants $30K in restitution from former unit owners

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 27, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A homeowners association is seeking to obtain $30,000 in restitution from a unit owner whose account was delinquent on payments dating back to 2009, according to its lawsuit.

Man accuses Philly law firm of malpractice in not pursuing all defendants and losing out on $1.8 million in insurance funds

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 27, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A man seriously injured in a pedestrian accident in 2011 says his legal representation failed to pursue all responsible parties for the accident, which led him to lose out on $1.8 million in insurance payout funds.

Pittsburgh Fraternal Order of Police says City violated its due process in hearings over denial of sergeant promotion

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 27, 2017

PITTSBURGH – A Fraternal Order of Police lodge is seeking an appeal to overturn an arbitration award on the grounds of its due process rights being violated and to secure the promotion of one of its members to Sergeant.

Doctor seeks payment of disability benefits from Standard Insurance Co. he alleges are owed

By Louie Torres | Sep 28, 2017

PITTSBURGH – A Beaver County man alleges his disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.

Dart Container Corp. of Pennsylvania alleged to have terminated man for taking FMLA leave

By Louie Torres | Sep 28, 2017

EASTON – A Lancaster County man alleges his former foodservice packaging solutions employer interfered with his right to take a medical leave.

Magnesita Refractories Co. seeks return of confidential information from former employee, others

By Louie Torres | Sep 28, 2017

HARRISBURG – A York producer of refractory materials and products alleges a former employee has misappropriated trade secrets.

Huntington Learning Centers Inc. alleges Bentleyville individual opened competing business

By Louie Torres | Sep 28, 2017

PITTSBURGH – A New Jersey academic tutoring center franchise alleges that a Bentleyville company and individual unlawfully opened a competing business.

CardConnect Corp. faces suit regarding processing fees

By Louie Torres | Sep 28, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A company is accused of using improper business practices regarding merchant services for credit and debit card payments.

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