News from January 2018

Couple seeks damages after husband was injured by fan housing manufactured by Gibraltar Industries

By Louie Torres | Jan 1, 2018

SCRANTON – A Saylorsburg couple alleges the sharp edge of a fan housing caused severe injuries to the husband.

Woman alleges she was not warned Onyx polish remover vapors could cause flash fire

By Louie Torres | Jan 1, 2018

JOHNSTOWN – A Clearfield county woman alleges she was burned when vapors from a polish remover she was using caused a flash fire.

Former Mchutchison Inc. employee alleges he is owed unpaid commissions

By Louie Torres | Jan 1, 2018

PITTSBURGH – An Allegheny County man alleges he was not paid the commissions he earned in 2017.

Developers Surety and Indemnity Co. seeks reimbursement from Parkwood Pointe Associates, others

By Louie Torres | Jan 1, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A California company that issues performance bonds alleges that two entities and an individual have failed to perform their obligations under a bond.

Medical coder alleges she was terminated by University of Pittsburgh Medical Center because of disabilities

By Louie Torres | Jan 1, 2018

PITTSBURGH – An Allegheny County woman alleges she was terminated from her job as a medical coder because of her disabilities.

U.S. labor secretary alleges Nonno's Pizza and Family Restaurant failed to pay overtime wages

By Louie Torres | Jan 1, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A restaurant with a registered office in Moosic is alleged to have failed to pay its employees the correct overtime rate.

Woman alleges she is entitled to disability benefits from Standard Life Insurance Co. of New York

By Louie Torres | Jan 1, 2018

PITTSBURGH – An Erie woman alleges her claim for long-term disability benefits was wrongfully denied.

84 Lumber accuses Virginia construction firm of leaving credit agreement balance unpaid

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 2, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A prominent lumber company is pursuing charges of breach of contract and unjust enrichment against a Virginia construction firm in state court.

Seattle woman alleges Pittsburgh apartment complex's unsafe condition injured her

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 2, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A Washington state woman injured at a Pittsburgh apartment complex in January of last year has filed legal action for damages related to that accident.

Bolivian firm says Pittsburgh IT group breached their mutual agreement

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 2, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A Bolivian outsource development company is pursuing the recovery of over $50,000 from an IT consulting and services firm based in Pittsburgh, per a recently-filed lawsuit.

Pittsburgh redevelopment authority sues over supposedly broken lease and settlement

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 2, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A local development authority has initiated litigation with a Duquesne investigation firm that allegedly violated the terms of both a lease and settlement agreement that the parties had mutually agreed upon.

Woman's lawsuit says roller skates and alcohol don't mix

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 2, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh woman who allegedly suffered a broken leg as a result of using roller skates in a lounge’s bar area has launched legal action against the establishment in question.

Trampoline park facing Allegheny Co. broken leg lawsuit

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 2, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A plaintiff allegedly hurt through a “double jump” performed at a local indoor trampoline park is suing the establishment for the resultant injuries he claims to have suffered, namely a broken leg.

Bank of America pursues asset recovery from Pittsburgh litigant

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 2, 2018

PITTSBURGH – Bank of America is pursuing the recovery of more than $50,000 in outstanding costs and credit balances from a Pittsburgh man counted as one of its clients.

Avalon cop who suffered leg injuries while on a call sues for damages

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 2, 2018

PITTSBURGH – An Avalon policeman who allegedly suffered severe bodily injuries in the course of assisting paramedics on a residential medical call last year has filed suit in response to the incident.

Gender discrimination case against West Pharmaceutical Services closed

By Annie Hunt | Jan 2, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — The case of a former employee who sued an Exton pharmaceutical business, alleging discrimination and wrongful termination, has been closed.

Consulting group says client owes it in excess of $40K, suit states

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 3, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A construction consulting organization has filed legal action against one of its clients for allegedly-unpaid services rendered in excess of $40,000.

Lawsuit: $94K in contributions and wage deductions for seven construction projects not paid

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 3, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A group from Pittsburgh claims a Philadelphia bonding company has neglected to pay it in excess of $94,000 in contributions and wage deductions, and seeks to recoup that sum in state court.

Fall from scaffolding leads to lawsuit against construction company

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 3, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A Mills Run couple alleging the husband suffered severe shoulder injuries in a construction site accident have filed a lawsuit against the entities they believe are responsible.

Female football player says drunk ex-girlfriend assaulted her at Pittsburgh Marriott, sues the hotel

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 3, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A woman who claims she was brutally assaulted by her ex-girlfriend at the Airport Marriott Hotel in Pittsburgh, has sued both the hotel chain for negligence and the former girlfriend for assault and battery.

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