News from April 2018

Couple settle negligence litigation with Harrah's Philadelphia Casino

By Nicholas Malfitano | Apr 2, 2018

MEDIA – An Aston couple who sued Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and its operating companies for negligence and loss of consortium in connection with an injurious fall to the husband settled their litigation with the casino.

Wawa facing potential contempt citation in case of man whose arm was crushed in trash compactor

By Nicholas Malfitano | Apr 2, 2018

MEDIA – Wawa convenience stores may be facing a contempt citation in connection to a case involving a trash compactor/bailer unit, which the associated lawsuit says crushed a plaintiff’s left arm and resulted in him sustaining permanent injuries.

Lawsuit response states accident the fault of Fla. plaintiff and not Del. and Pa. defendants

By Nicholas Malfitano | Apr 2, 2018

LANCASTER – Defendants in a negligence-related motor vehicle accident lawsuit filed by a Florida woman in state court charge the incident was in fact her fault and responsibility, and not theirs.

Four reinstatements keep dehumidifier damage case alive in Lancaster

By Nicholas Malfitano | Apr 2, 2018

LANCASTER – A plaintiff’s lawsuit against a pair of residential building product manufacturers, claiming their defective dehumidifier caused more than $50,000 worth of damages in a property fire, continues after being reinstated by plaintiff counsel four times.

U.S. Department of Labor alleges that East Penn Manufacturing Company Inc. failed to properly pay employees

By Louie Torres | Apr 2, 2018

The U.S. Department of Labor is suing East Penn Manufacturing Company Inc. for allegedly paying hourly employees a fixed number of hours per day.

Valiant Power Group allegedly failed to make monthly contributions

By Louie Torres | Apr 2, 2018

Two labor funds and a trustee are suing Valiant Energy Services LLC d/b/a Valiant Power Group for alleged breach of contract.

Danny's Pizza Enterprises Inc. allegedly failed to pay rent

By Louie Torres | Apr 2, 2018

Two individuals are suing Daniel J. Rowsick Jr. and Danny's Pizza Enterprises Inc. for alleged breach of contract.

West End Assets LLC allegedly failed to properly secure pit bulls

By Louie Torres | Apr 2, 2018

Two individuals are suing Ebony Thomas and West End Assets LLC for alleged negligence.

F5 Construction Services LLC accused of breach of contract

By Louie Torres | Apr 2, 2018

A company and two individuals are suing Paul Miller and F5 Construction Services LLC for alleged breach of contract and unfair competition.

Clearfield YMCA allegedly failed to prevent sexual abuse

By Louie Torres | Apr 2, 2018

A minor and her parents are suing Michael Harley, Nancy L. Williams, Donald J. Herres Jr., Clearfield YMCA and YMCA of the U.S.A. for alleged sexual abuse.

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and UPMC Passavant Hospital allegedly failed to provide proper medical care

By Louie Torres | Apr 3, 2018

An estate administrator is suing University of Pittsburgh Medical Center a/k/a UPMC and UPMC Passavant Hospital for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Heartland Campus Solutions ordered to comply with request from Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

By Carrie Salls | Apr 3, 2018

A recent decision from Pittsburgh federal court shows that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, under new leadership, is continuing to pursue cases involving allegations of deceptive practices by student loan servicers, according to Jenny Lee, a partner at Dorsey & Whitney LLP.

Philadelphia judge dismisses libel and slander suit against Red Lobster for insufficient, frivolous claims

By Nicholas Malfitano | Apr 3, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A dissatisfied Red Lobster customer in Northeast Philadelphia who claimed to have been served bad-tasting food and subsequently sued the restaurant for libel and slander has had her case dismissed by a Philadelphia judge for failure to state a claim and for its supposed frivolity.

Man claims Philly police officers assaulted him and fractured his elbow during stop last summer

By Nicholas Malfitano | Apr 3, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A civil lawsuit has been filed by a Philadelphia man and cyclist, who claims he was the target of an unprovoked incident of assault and battery by two members of the Philadelphia Police Department last summer.

Chiropractor sues New York insurance provider for refusal to pay benefits to his patient

By Nicholas Malfitano | Apr 3, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Bucks County chiropractor has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against a New York-based insurance provider, due to its alleged refusal to compensate the medical costs expended by one of the company’s insureds and also, his patient.

Promotions company says Philly pub didn't pay rights fee to show UFC pay-per-view event

By Nicholas Malfitano | Apr 3, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A promotional firm is taking a Philadelphia pub and its owners to court, claiming they defaulted on paying the costs associated with exhibiting an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) pay-per-view broadcast.

Recreate Ur Space and Your Buddies Contracting accused of breach of contract

By Louie Torres | Apr 3, 2018

An individual is suing Nikki Dunleavy, Recreate Ur Space, Lloyd Harter, Your Buddies Contracting and Thomas Smith for alleged violations of the Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act and breach of contract.

Life Insurance Company of North America accused of breaching insurance contract

By Louie Torres | Apr 3, 2018

An individual is suing Life Insurance Company of North America for alleged breach of contract.

Geostructures Inc. allegedly failed to pay overtime wages

By Louie Torres | Apr 3, 2018

An employee is suing Geostructures Inc. for allegedly failing to properly compensate him for working overtime.

Children's Community Pediatrics allegedly failed to provide proper anti-malarial drug

By Louie Torres | Apr 3, 2018

An individual is suing James A. Shaver and Children's Community Care t/d/b/a Children's Community Pediatrics for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

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