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Unionville-Chadds Ford School District says it did not violate student's 1st Amendment rights over 'concerning' Tweet

By Karen Kidd | Jul 22, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Unionville-Chadds Ford School District denies most allegations by parents of a former Unionville High School special education student who allegedly engaged in "concerning behavior" over the internet in 2016, which ultimately involved West Coast law enforcement.

Commonwealth Court says arbitrator overstepped authority in Pittsburgh police officers' case

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 22, 2018

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania ruled that an arbitrator exceeded her powers and the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas properly vacated an award involving Pittsburgh police officers.

Allstate doesn't get dismissal of breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit filed against it by apartment landlords

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – In a Philadelphia federal court, Allstate Insurance Company’s effort to dismiss a breach of contract and bad faith action filed against it by a landlord who suffered water damage to his rental properties has not met success.

Court won't take Big Saver's win in disputed 2017 horse race

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 19, 2018

HARRISBURG – A January 2017 Philadelphia horse race which ended with a narrow victory from the winner did not violate State Horse Race Commission rules, per a recent decision the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.

Statute of limitations on appeal filing gets negligence suit against storage facility dismissed

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 19, 2018

HARRISBURG – According to the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, a trial court was right to approve preliminary objections in a negligence-based property damage action, on the basis that the statute of limitations associated with the charges had expired.

Consumer accuses Global Credit & Collection of deceptive practices

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 19, 2018

SCRANTON — A consumer is suing Global Credit & Collection Corp., 10 unnamed individuals and three unnamed companies, claiming the defendants failed to give notice of their collection activities.

Estate executor accuses Manorcare Health Services - Whitehall of negligence

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 19, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A surviving nephew is suing Manorcare Health Services - Whitehall Borough, citing alleged negligent supervision of residents.

Former employee claims Lacroix Restaurant fired him because of disability

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An employee is suing Hersha Hospitality Management, doing business as Lacroix Restaurant at the Rittenhouse Hotel, citing alleged wrongful termination.

Customer accuses Studio Movie Grill of negligence following injury

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 18, 2018

MEDIA — An Upper Darby woman is suing movie theater Studio Movie Grill Holdings LLC, citing alleged negligence in keeping its premises safe for the public.

Bar patron claims Flats on Carson employee assaulted him

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A customer is suing Blair Trio Enterprises LLC, doing business as The Flats On Carson, and an employee, citing alleged negligent infliction of emotional distress and assault and battery.

Third Circuit tosses vague lawsuit alluding to death threats allegedly made by family of prominent British banker

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Munhall woman’s vague complaint alleging death threats against her appeared on the social media pages of a prominent British banker has been thrown out by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Hershey must face allegations of unsafe stairs in a lawsuit over a wave runner

By Justin Stoltzfus | Jul 18, 2018

HARRISBURG - The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania denied Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Co.'s motion to exclude some expert testimony related to safety safety codes introduced by a woman who allegedly was the victim of an accident at Hersheypark, according to an order entered June 12 by U.S. District Judge Sylvia Rambo.

Customer blames P&R Discount Grocery for slip-and-fall injuries

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 17, 2018

SCRANTON — A customer is suing P&R Discount Grocery, P&R Discounts and P&R Discount Foods, citing alleged negligence in keeping their store's entrance and exit area safe.

Class-action suit accuses Premier Student Loan Center of making unwanted calls

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 17, 2018

HARRISBURG — A man filed a class-action lawsuit against Consumer Advocacy Center Inc., doing business as Premier Student Loan Center, citing alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Healthy Minds Academy claims fellowship used its name to get grants

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 17, 2018

PITTSBURGH — The Healthy Minds Academy is suing Albert Schweitzer Fellowship-Pittsburgh, citing alleged misappropriation of and idea and trademark infringement.

Customer claims she slipped on ice in Shoppes at Airport Center parking lot

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A customer is suing property operators Airport Associates LP., Goodman Airport GP LLC and Pineville Allentown Inc., citing alleged negligence.

Customer blames Save-A-Lot for injuries from slip and fall

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 17, 2018

A customer is suing Moran Foods, LLC, doing business as Save-A-Lot, Ltd., citing alleged negligence.

Superior Court affirms ruling for Cephalon and Teva in wrongful death case tied to fentanyl use

By Charmaine Little | Jul 17, 2018

HARRISBURG - The Superior Court of Pennsylvania affirmed an order from the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County that dismissed a wrongful death and survival lawsuit filed against pharmaceuticals companies Cephalon, Inc. and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc., according to an opinion filed June 8.

Delaware County court considering approval of $130K settlement in pedestrian wrongful death action

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 17, 2018

MEDIA – A filing submitted in a wrongful death and survival proceeding subsequent to a fatal motor vehicle accident in Marple Township asks that a settlement of $130,000 be approved by a Delaware County court.

Sunoco accused of unsafe drilling practices in class-action suit

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Three West Chester residents filed a class-action lawsuit against Sunoco Pipeline LP and Sunoco Logistics Partners LP, alleging negligence and creating a public nuisance.

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