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Woman drops some sexual harassment claims against Lancaster company

By Karen Kidd | Nov 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — One of five employees of a Lancaster-based asbestos testing company named in a woman's sexual harassment lawsuit is off the hook -- for now -- after she agreed to drop some of her claims in the case, according to a federal judge's recent opinion.

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Court finds SciMedica Group, Cephalon did have permission to send faxes

By Charmaine Little | Nov 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled that the defendants in a case over a fax sent to a doctor did in fact have permission to send it and granted their motions for summary judgment.

Sysco Philadelphia looks to recoup default judgment against BBQ restaurant

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia food services company is actively seeking a default judgment to be levied against a barbecue restaurant that formerly operated in Honey Brook, alleging it committed breach of contract.

Judge rules fraud claim cannot be added to Atlantic Holding's lawsuit

By Karen Kidd | Nov 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge has ruled a holding company based in India cannot add a fraud claim and name additional defendants in its groundwater contamination dispute against a Bethlehem metal electroplating company expected to go to trial in December.

Consumer sues utility service providers for alleged telephone harassment

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 20, 2018

HARRISBURG — A consumer is suing Titan Gas and Power, citing alleged unfair trade practices.

Former employee claims she was wrongfully fired by Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 20, 2018

HARRISBURG — A female employee is suing a university, citing alleged discrimination and retaliation.

Duquesne Light claims company dumped waste on its property

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 20, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An energy company is suing a construction company for alleged trespassing.

Shopper says she was injured by an automatic door at Dollar Tree

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A shopper is suing Dollar Tree and Tormax Technology Inc., a variety store and an automatic door manufacturer, citing alleged negligence, strict liability, and breach of warranties.

Law firm seeks $25K in legal fees from Milestone Partners case

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 20, 2018

MEDIA — A law firm is suing a Wayne company, citing alleged breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

SEPTA seeks dismissal of wheelchair accident lawsuit

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA -- A Philadelphia man who is disabled and who suffered an accident on a CTC Connect Paratransit van may have his federal lawsuit dismissed.

Dispute brewing between Philly law firm and Starbucks that supposedly flooded its basement

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – In recent litigation, a Philadelphia law firm is saying the Starbucks coffee shop located in its building has not spilled the beans, but rather, a flood of water that damaged its basement storage room.

Plaintiff settles case filed after dog attack that resembled a "horror movie"

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man who launched legal action after a “horror movie-like incident” where his dog was allegedly attacked by a pair of pit bulls recently settled the case.

Federal judge keeps former Bosch electrician's age discrimination case alive

By Karen Kidd | Nov 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge recently tossed part of a lawsuit filed by a former Bosch Security Systems electronic technician who claims he was fired because of his age.

Philadelphia Police Dept. sued

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania resident is suing the City of Philadelphia, Lt. Bill, and Joseph Carter et al, municipality of Pennsylvania and police authorities, citing alleged federal civil rights violations.

Hair City customer sues, claiming trip over clothing rack

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 19, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A business invitee is suing Hair City Inc., citing alleged negligence.

Woman sues Cambria Library Association, claiming unlawful termination

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 19, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A business manager is suing Cambria Library Association, a former employer, citing alleged disability discrimination and wrongful termination.

Lawsuit against Pump It UP seeks damages for girl catching finger in bathroom door

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 19, 2018

MEDIA — A daughter and mother are suing Pump It UP, an entertainment facility, citing alleged negligence.

Hollidaysburg couple sue blasting company for alleged negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 19, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Hollidaysburg couple are suing Blast-All LLC, alleging negligence.

Flooring company sues former employer for alleged revelation of trade secrets

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A rubber flooring company is suing Anna Kearns, a former employee, citing alleged breach of employment agreement.

Pennsylvania court upholds oil and gas development near agricultural area

By Tomas Kassahun | Nov 16, 2018

In a decision made Oct. 26, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania upheld the trial court’s ruling that affirmed the Allegheny Township Zoning Hearing Board’s decision to allow oil and gas development near an agricultural area.

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