PHILADELPHIA – A West Chester-based home improvement company has been ordered to pay a $17,500 penalty in order to resolve alleged violations of the lead-based paint Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule by the Environmental Protection Agency.
PHILADELPHIA – The mother of a young man who drowned in a fitness center swimming pool in the Germantown section of Philadelphia last summer is now suing the center for charges of survival and wrongful death, though it claims the man’s death was the result of his own negligence.
PHILADELPHIA – The spouse of a Berks County woman who died from complications related to beryllium disease is suing the manufacturing entities supposedly responsible for her chemical exposure, while one of them, a Japanese corporation, maintains it is not subject to legal jurisdiction in Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA – According to Court records, a lawsuit initiated by a Philadelphia woman versus the Radisson Hotel and Valley Forge Convention Center in King of Prussia was dismissed for a failure to prosecute.
PHILADELPHIA – The City of Brotherly Love may have added its first Super Bowl trophy to its list of accolades this year, but a second distinction Philadelphia received in 2018 was another prominent placement on the American Tort Reform Association’s annual list of “Judicial Hellholes.”
PITTSBURGH — A 54-year-old Allegheny County resident is suing GNC Holdings Inc., a health and wellness product company, citing alleged age discrimination and violation of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act.
PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania resident is suing the Community College of Allegheny County, her former employer, citing age discrimination, gender discrimination, hostile work environment, racial discrimination and wrongful or constructive eviction.
PHILADELPHIA - A woman’s slip-and-fall case against a Family Dollar didn’t hold up in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania as the court granted the store its motion for summary judgment on Nov. 19.
PHILADELPHIA - On Nov. 20, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied a motion for summary judgment for a company accused of falsifying itself as a credit bureau and sending misleading material.