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Woman claims couple allowed underage drinking in their home

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 13, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A woman is suing Scott Gedman and Elaine Gedman, husband and wife, citing alleged negligence that resulted in underage drinking in their home.

Customer allegedly injured in fall at Certified Carpet Service store

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 13, 2018

LANCASTER - A customer is suing flooring company Certified Carpet Service Inc., alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries at the defendant's store.

Estate administrator blames Broomall Rehabilitation for patient's death

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 13, 2018

MEDIA — An estate administrator is suing Broomall Rehabilitation and Nursing Center and affiliated entities for negligence and wrongful death.

Woman blames Philadelphia Veterans Affairs hospital for elevator incident

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 13, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A hospital guest is suing the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, alleging that the VA did not take sufficient measures to prevent injuries at its Philadelphia medical center.

VIP service coordinator accuses Rivers Casino of sex discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 13, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A VIP service coordinator is suing Rivers Casino, citing alleged sex discrimination.

Woman claims Facebook, Instagram approved false advertisements

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 13, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia resident is suing Facebook Inc., Instagram Inc. and Instagram LLC for false advertising.

ONEX claims it is out more than $75,000 because of RATH USA's false claims

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 13, 2018

ERIE — A contractor and installer of refractory products is suing manufacturing company RATH USA Inc., citing alleged breach of implied warranty.

Wyoming Area School District accused of not enforcing anti-bullying policy

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 12, 2018

WILKES BARRE — A former student is suing Wyoming Area School District and school administrator Vito Quaglia, citing alleged failure to provide an appropriate public education.

Consumers file invasion-of-privacy class action against ListenClear

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A group of consumers filed a class-action lawsuit against ICOT Hearing Systems LLC, which does business as ListenClear, and 10 unnamed individuals, alleging that the defendants invaded their privacy.

Former employee accuses Silver Spring Martin Luther School of wrongful termination

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 12, 2018

Philadelphia resident accuses Silver Spring Martin Luther School of FMLA violationPHILADELPHIA - U.S.

Dog food buyers' class action claims Champion Petfoods misrepresented product

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 12, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A group of consumers filed a class-action lawsuit against dog food distributors Champion Petfoods USA Inc. and Champion Petfoods LP, citing alleged breach of express and implied warranties.

Butler County couple blames Louisville Ladder for fall

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 12, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Butler County couple is suing Louisville Ladder Inc., citing alleged negligence and manufacturing defect.

U.S. district judge rules Pennsylvania cannot take $200 million from underwriting association

By Karen Kidd | Jun 12, 2018

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's attempt to balance a budget under last fall's Act 44 by taking $200 million from a state-created entity that provides malpractice insurance is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled on May 17.

Judge given Sierra Club's settlement with Talen over Brunner Island power plant

By Karen Kidd | Jun 12, 2018

A federal judge is considering a settlement between environmental advocate Sierra Club and Talen Energy over the company's Brunner Island power plant in York County at which it has agreed to end coal burning.

Workers' Comp denied to man injured driving to work

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 12, 2018

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania issued an order May 17 affirming a workers’ compensation judge's finding that a man injured in a car accident driving to work was not eligible for benefits.

Sales director files suit against Reading Electric, Suninvestment in wake of firing

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 11, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A sales director is suing Reading Electric Renewables LLC, which does business as RER Energy Group, and Sunvestment Energy Group,citing alleged disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Walgreen and Kroger claim drug companies' actions hurt competition

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 11, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Two drug store operators are suing pharmaceutical companies Johnson & Johnson and Janssen Biotech Inc., citing alleged antitrust violations, conspiracy and unfair competition.

Primitive Methodist Church files lawsuit after denial of coverage for assault case

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 11, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A religious organization is suing an insurer for alleged breach of a general comprehensive liability insurance contract.

Former Pitt wrestling coach claims he was wrongfully terminated

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 11, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A wrestling coach is suing the University of Pittsburgh, alleging he is owed unpaid wages and was wrongfully terminated.

Former State Farm employees file class-action suit seeking overtime pay

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 11, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Two former employees filed a class-action lawsuit against State Farm VP Management Corp., citing alleged violation of the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act (PMWA).

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