News from March 2018

Ohio trades organization alleges it's owed more than $58K for labor supplied to Philadelphia construction project

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 1, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – An Ohio trades group that supplied workers and labor for a Philadelphia construction project says it is owed in excess of $58,000 for that same labor, an amount the defendant has supposedly refused to pay.

Blank Rome pursuing $100K of allegedly unpaid legal fees from Bryn Mawr coffee company

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 1, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Law firm Blank Rome is pursuing litigation against a Bryn Mawr coffee company that it says breached a settlement agreement over unpaid legal fees and has refused to rectify it.

Philly grocery store's negligence led to box of umbrellas falling on plaintiff, suit says

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 1, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff who says she suffered spinal injuries and whose left foot was allegedly crushed by a toppled box of picnic table umbrellas has sued the Philadelphia grocery where the accident took place.

Case of customer suing H&M as cause for her spinal injuries goes to state court

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 1, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – An H&M customer who allegedly suffered spinal injuries in an accident at their Upper Darby store location is pursuing legal damages against the retailer in a Philadelphia court.

Consumer claims Collection Management Co. letter is unlawful

By Louie Torres | Mar 1, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A consumer claims a debt collector sent a letter that contained confusing statements.

Perrysville Chiropractic Clinic alleged to owe nearly $40,000 on line of credit

By Louie Torres | Mar 1, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh borrower is alleged to have defaulted on a line of credit.

Gardens Group Development alleges Malvern companies breached duty

By Louie Torres | Mar 1, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A Florida company has filed suit against an individual and three companies based in Malvern over allegations it was deprived financial opportunities relating to the acquisition of properties in Pittsburgh.

Theatre Historical Society of America files suit over alleged unlawful use of Hollywood Theater mark

By Louie Torres | Mar 1, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh nonprofit alleges another nonprofit in the state is unlawfully using a trademark.

N.Y. man alleges nightclub patron struck him in the head with glass and injured him

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 2, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A New York man who allegedly suffered severe injuries after being struck in the side of the face by a fellow patron wielding a glass inside a Philadelphia nightclub has sued the establishment, its ownership and his alleged assailant.

Lawsuit: Drunk whacked man with glass at Paddy Whacks

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 2, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A new lawsuit in state court claims a patron of a South Philadelphia pub was assaulted by another customer, as a result of the establishment allegedly overserving the assailant and not ensuring the premises were safe for him.

City discontinues litigation against law firm it had alleged owed more than $300K in taxes

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 2, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The City of Philadelphia has recently discontinued litigation against a law firm and two of its members, which claimed it failed to timely pay delinquent taxes in excess of $300,000 over a period spanning from 2007 to 2015.

Settlement reached between restaurant and customer who said he bit into a metal object in his mashed potatoes

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 2, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Philadelphia man who alleged he was injured when he bit down on a metal button hidden in his mashed potatoes at a West Oak Lane restaurant was settled.

Fine & Wyatt files suit for $7,500 in allegedly unpaid fees, seeks court change

By Carrie Salls | Mar 2, 2018

HARRISBURG – Law firm Fine & Wyatt PC is seeking payment of $7,500 in legal fees it allegedly negotiated in a payment compromise with clients who elected to switch to a different firm.

Pennsylvania Supreme Court allows state law to apply in out-of-state dispute

By Carrie Salls | Mar 2, 2018

HARRISBURG – The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled in a Feb. 21 opinion that an out-of-state plaintiff can sue a Pennsylvania-based company under Pennsylvania’s Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law (UTPCPL).

Wesbanco Bank Inc. alleges Morgantown corporation owes for loans

By Louie Torres | Mar 2, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A Morgantown corporation is alleged to have defaulted on two loans.

Pentecostal Temple Church alleges insurer wrongfully denied damage claim

By Louie Torres | Mar 2, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A church claims its insurer breached its contract with its denial of its claim for property damage.

McKees Rocks resident alleged to have defaulted on loan

By Louie Torres | Mar 2, 2018

PITTSBURGH – An Export woman alleges a McKees Rocks individual defaulted on a loan.

Pittsburgh man files wrongful death suit against Allegheny County Jail inmate

By Louie Torres | Mar 2, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh man is seeking damages from two individuals over a woman's death.

Consumer files suit against Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co. over collection letter

By Louie Torres | Mar 2, 2018

PITTSBURGH – An Allegheny County man alleges a debt collection letter fails to advise that an account balance will increase because of interest.

Allstate seeks more than $110,000 over damages allegedly caused by defective appliance

By Louie Torres | Mar 2, 2018

PITTSBURGH – An insurance company alleges a defective refrigerator caused property damages.

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