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Injured store manager ties Philly Pretzel Factory in litigation knots

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 21, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Philly Pretzel Factory store manager working in its Gilbertsville locations claims the retailer did not remedy defective conditions on its premises, leading her to become injured.

Lawsuit: Warehouse employee suffered traumatic brain injury while unloading delivery truck

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 21, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man alleges a trucking service’s failure to maintain and service their delivery trucks led him to be struck in the head with a pipe, causing him to suffer a traumatic brain injury.

Woman claims seller's boyfriend struck her with a coffee table she had just purchased

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 20, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A woman is suing an Allegheny County resident, claiming that he struck her with a coffee table that she had purchased from his girlfriend.

Philadelphia Burger King allegedly failed to comply with ADA

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — The Independence Project Inc. filed a complaint on Sept. 7, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Division, against Odyssey Foods of Pennsylvania for alleged violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

EEOC alleges Fastenal paid female workers less than male colleagues for doing the same job

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 20, 2018

HARRISBURG — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing Fastenal Co., citing alleged gender discrimination, violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and violation of the Equal Pay Act.

Class action filed against On-Site as plaintiffs claim inaccurate report

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Tenants have filed a class-action lawsuit against RealPage Inc., doing business as On-Site, a consumer reporting agency, alleging a violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Forklift equipment company sues former employee for breach of confidentiality agreement

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 20, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A forklift equipment company is suing William Wagner, a former employee, citing alleged breach of confidentiality agreement.

Pennsylvania Superior Court vacates trial court decision in case of missing stop sign

By Chandra Lye | Sep 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has vacated a lower court’s decision for summary judgment for a construction company in the case of a car collision due to a missing stop sign.

Plaintiffs allege their longtime lawyer committed malpractice, failed to inform them of judgment

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A father and son pair of plaintiffs allege their former counsel committed professional malpractice by not informing them of a six-figure judgment levied against them, in addition to other forms of legal negligence.

Philly ambulance companies say New Jersey firm didn't file unemployment compensation documents

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A pair of Philadelphia-based paratransit services say a New Jersey human resources firm failed to file unemployment compensation fund documents, leaving them to be financially penalized by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Essroc worker files lawsuit alleging massive third-degree burns in kiln pipe accident

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A cement worker is seeking negligence-related damages after allegedly being called upon to inspect a kiln pipe and the pipe burst, spewing red-hot kiln dust and covering him with third-degree burns over half of his body.

Man accused of abusing mother says attorney failed to represent him in disciplinary hearing

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff accused of physically abusing his mother and facing disciplinary action from the Department of Education, claims his attorney did not follow through on legally representing him and led his action to be time-barred.

Lawsuit: Train switchman wasn't protected from exposure to toxic substances

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The estate of a deceased train line switchman for Penn Central, Conrail and CSX Transportation alleges those same companies violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) and Locomotive Inspection Act (LIA), by failing to protect the decedent from exposure to toxic substances.

Philly woman's car falls in sinkhole; She sues City of Philadelphia, state and other entities

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A motorist who was allegedly severely injured when her car fell into a sinkhole in South Philadelphia has sued the entities she believes are responsible for the negligence of maintaining the street where the accident occurred.

Pittsburgh resident sues dog trainer for failure to keep her dog under control

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 19, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh resident is suing Musico's K9 Academy and dog trainer Genia Hill, citing negligence.

Allegheny Co. woman says emergency medical service dropped her on way to hospital

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 19, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An Allegheny County resident is suing Seneca Area Emergency Services Inc., emergency medical service, citing alleged negligence.

Doylestown restaurant accused of violating Americans with Disabilities Act

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A restaurant patron with a disability is suing Perkins & Marie Callender's and RJ Waters & Associates Inc., doing business as Waters Retail Group, alleging they violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Pittsburgh couple sue water and sewer authority over basement flooding

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 19, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A couple are suing Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority, a municipal corporation, citing alleged negligence.

Union Railroad, U.S. Steel and WTI Rust Holdings blamed for asbestos exposure

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 19, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An employee and his wife are suing Union Railroad Co., U.S. Steel Corp. and WTI Rust Holdings Inc, alleging negligence, strict liability, breach of warranty, gross willful and wanton misconduct.

Pennsylvania court remands case against Pottsgrove School District to hearing official

By Chandra Lye | Sep 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The school district was sued by the mother of a former student who has autism, claiming the district denied the student a free appropriate public education.

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