News from May 2018

Estee Lauder Cosmetics sued after temp worker allegedly loses three fingers in machine

By Nicholas Malfitano | May 9, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A temp worker claiming to have been maimed by a faulty paper cushioning machine in the shipping facility where she worked has sued Estee Lauder cosmetics in state court.

GMD Roofing Inc. accused of negligence after employees allegedly caused fire

By Philip Gonzales | May 9, 2018

An insurer is suing GMD Roofing Inc. for alleged breach of implied and express warranties.

Married couple accuses motorist of negligence after car accident

By Philip Gonzales | May 9, 2018

A married couple is suing Howard Klein, a motorist, for alleged negligence.

Green Tweed & Co. Inc. allegedly fired employee for going on short-term disability leave

By Philip Gonzales | May 9, 2018

An individual is suing his former employer, Green Tweed & Co. Inc., and his former supervisors, Robert Rodgers and Aaron Godwin, for alleged discrimination and wrongful termination.

Former police officer accuses immediate supervisor at Lock Haven University of sexual harassment

By Philip Gonzales | May 9, 2018

A former police officer is suing Lock Haven University for allegedly subjecting her to sexual harassment and a hostile work environment.

Lowe's allegedly fired employee because of her gender

By Philip Gonzales | May 9, 2018

An individual is suing Lowe's Companies Inc. for alleged gender discrimination and wrongful termination.

Tim Trevose LLC allegedly fired employee for requesting accommodation for work-related injury

By Philip Gonzales | May 9, 2018

An individual is suing her former employer, Tim Trevose LLC d/b/a Radisson Hotel, for alleged discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

49th and Spruce Street Associates LP allegedly failed to pay overtime wages

By Philip Gonzales | May 9, 2018

An individual is suing 49th and Spruce Street Associates LP and Kfir Binnfeld for allegedly failing to pay overtime wages.

Former Conrail train car inspector says FELA violations caused his multiple myeloma

By Nicholas Malfitano | May 10, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A former train car inspector for Conrail believes the multiple myeloma he contracted was the result of his former employer violating the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), by exposing him to toxic substances.

Lawsuit: Head and spinal injuries caused by broken pavement outside Coca Cola facility

By Nicholas Malfitano | May 10, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The broken sidewalk of a Coca Cola beverage production center in Philadelphia led to a plaintiff’s fall and subsequent severe head and spinal injuries, a new lawsuit states.

Federal judge: Plaintiff inmate made valid claim of assault at hands of Curran-Fromhold corrections officer

By Nicholas Malfitano | May 10, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge has ruled a plaintiff inmate of Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility has alleged a valid claim of municipal liability against the prison, one of its corrections officers and the City of Philadelphia, subsequent to the claim of an assault at the officer’s hands which resulted in a broken jaw for the plaintiff.

Couple claim ex-counsel's negligence cost them $100K in insurance payouts

By Nicholas Malfitano | May 10, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Telford couple are taking their former legal counsel to court, saying their malpractice and negligence caused them to lose out on $100,000 in insurance payout benefits, subsequent to one of the plaintiffs being involved in a major car accident.

Soans Christian Academy, others accused of firing employee because she allegedly refused to falsify document

By Philip Gonzales | May 10, 2018

A individual is suing Soans Christian Academy Inc., Grace Trinity United Church of Christ, Grace Neighborhood Development Corporation and the Pennsylvania Southeast Conference United Church of Christ for alleged retaliation and wrongful termination.

Narragansett Bay Insurance Company accused of wrongfully denying coverage for water damages

By Philip Gonzales | May 10, 2018

A property owner is suing Narragansett Bay Insurance Company for allegedly breaching an insurance contract.

JBS USA LLC allegedly fired Haitian employee for reporting harassment

By Philip Gonzales | May 10, 2018

A Haitian man is suing JBS USA Holdings Inc. and JBS USA LLC for allegedly subjecting him to discrimination, a hostile work environment and retaliation.

Candlebrook Properties LLC allegedly fired employee for complaining about racial discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | May 11, 2018

A Jamaican landscaper is suing Candlebrook Properties LLC for alleged discrimination, harassment and retaliation.

Pennsylvania Hospital allegedly fired employee because of her disability

By Philip Gonzales | May 11, 2018

An individual is suing her former employer, Pennsylvania Hospital, for alleged disability discrimination.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church accused of firing employee due to her disability

By Philip Gonzales | May 11, 2018

A woman is suing her former employer, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, for allegedly firing her while she was on medical leave.

VFW Post 6168 and VFW 406 accused of firing employee after she complained of racial discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | May 11, 2018

An individual is suing her former employers, VFW Post 6168 and VFW 406, for allegedly subjecting her to discrimination, a hostile work environment and retaliation.

PayPal Credit accused of making over 100 robocalls to collect alleged debt from woman

By Philip Gonzales | May 11, 2018

An individual is suing PayPal Credit, a California company, for allegedly violating telephone harassment statutes.

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