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.
News from December 2018
Germantown fitness center claimed drowned man died as a result of his own negligence, opposes wrongful death lawsuit
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.
Action against Radisson Hotel and Valley Forge Convention Center dismissed through Judgment of Non Pros
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 lands at No. 6 on American Tort Reform Association's annual “Judicial Hellholes” report
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.”
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has ruled that the City of Philadelphia may have been unjustly enriched by resident’s installation of curbside EV chargers.
HARRISBURG -- The Superior Court of Pennsylvania agrees with a trial court’s judgment on the pleadings in an alleged breach of contract case.
SCRANTON — A mother is suing a school district and its officers, citing alleged failure to protect and negligence.
PHILADELPHIA — A construction company is suing Philadelphia city officials, citing breach of contract.
PHILADELPHIA — A tennis academy is suing a tennis coach, citing alleged breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets.
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 person with a disability is suing the City of Pittsburgh, a city, citing alleged disability discrimination and failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.
MEDIA — A tenant is suing Michael Esterlis and Glenn Blessing, premises controllers, citing alleged negligence.
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.
PITTSBURGH — A Steubenville, Ohio, couple are suing the City of Pittsburgh, citing alleged negligence.
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.
PITTSBURGH — An independent contractor is suing M C Tank Transport Inc. and Lanxess Corp., worksite controllers, citing alleged unsafe work environment.
PHILADELPHIA — A banker is suing her former employer, citing alleged hostile work environment and sexual harassment.
PHILADELPHIA — A minor is suing employees of a shelter care facility, citing alleged failure to protect and sexual abuse.
Judge keeps alive case against Lancaster company using 'credit bureau' in its name despite not being a credit bureau
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.