PITTSBURGH — A myotonic dystrophy patient is suing the Social Security Administration and Nancy A. Berryhill, federal agency and deputy commissioner, citing an alleged violation of Equal Protection By Exclusion From SSI Benefits and violation of Right to Travel.
News from December 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Salvatore Taibi, a Slatington police sergeant on total disability leave, will not get a third opportunity to sue the borough following a federal judge's decision issued last month.
MEDIA — A transportation services company is suing Oz Directional Drilling, a contractor, citing alleged negligence.
PHILADELPHIA — Medical doctors have filed a class action lawsuit against a board of internal medicine, citing alleged unlawful monopolization and unfair competition.
Houston men sue in Philly as J&J faces more claims from Invokana users who say they were at higher risk for amputations
PHILADELPHIA – More lawsuits are alleging that Johnson & Johnson’s diabetes medication, Invokana, gave them an increased risk of suffering amputations – and that the company failed to warn them of that same risk.
PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Williamsport couple who charged Family Dollar with negligence and failing to properly hire and supervise its employees for dropping a soda bottle on the wife’s foot has been scheduled for a settlement conference next winter.
Stroudsburg School District seeks dismissal of sex assault lawsuit filed by student against music teacher
SCRANTON -- A minor who was allegedly sexually harassed and molested by a Stroudsburg Area School District music teacher is suing the district and the teacher for that violation, but the district is attempting to dismiss the case.
HARRISBURG — A former employee is suing Samaritan Caregivers LLC, a Pennsylvania corporation, citing alleged disability discrimination, failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, and retaliation.
PITTSBURGH - Debo Moving and Mayflower Transit have filed a motion to dismiss claims against them by a customer who alleges their negligence caused him bodily harm and left him with damaged property.
ERIE -- Convenience store chain Speedway has filed a brief to support a motion for summary judgment on a case of slip and fall that took place at one of its stores.
PITTSBURGH – One of the assailants accused of killing a man in an altercation at a Pittsburgh Steelers game in November 2016 and Heinz Field itself all deny involvement and responsibility for his death, per recent filings in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas.
Lawsuit: Trackman and machine operator's bladder cancer the result of rail companies' negligence under FELA
PHILADELPHIA – A man who worked for two major rail transport companies claims they violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by placing him in a work environment which exposed him to carcinogens and later led him to contract bladder cancer, claims the companies categorically deny.
XFinity Live, Citizens Bank Park deny responsibility for alleged sexual assault of woman at NFC Championship
PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit in which a woman claims to have been sexually assaulted in a parking lot next to the XFinity Live entertainment complex and Citizens Bank Park has been met with denials of liability from the locations’ management entities.
TEXARKANA – The U.S. Department of Justice is asking federal judges around the country to dismiss lawsuits it says are brought by shell companies that misrepresent their true purposes - filing meritless litigation against health care companies.
PITTSBURGH — An investment management company is suing holding companies, citing alleged civil conspiracy and fraud.
HARRISBURG — An employee is suing Harrisburg School District, citing alleged retaliation.
PITTSBURGH — A couple are suing a manufacturing company, citing alleged strict liability.
PITTSBURGH — An individual with a disability is suing the Pennsylvania State Police, a state agency, citing alleged disability discrimination, failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, and hostile work environment.
PITTSBURGH — An administratix is suing Swepi LP, Shell Energy Holding GP LLC, Richard Kinnan and Barbara Kinnan, property operators, citing alleged negligence.
PITTSBURGH — Property owners are suing SSW Holdings Inc. and other companies, citing alleged negligence and strict liability.