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Wrongful death lawsuit filed over crane accident in Franklin County

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 16, 2018

HARRISBURG — An estate executrix is suing The Monitowoc Co. Inc., et al, crane owners, citing alleged negligence.

SEC accuses former Ocwen vice president of insider trading

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 15, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — The Securities and Exchange Commission is suing a former vice president of Ocwen, citing alleged fraud.

Former patient accuses Excela Health Frick Hospital of malpractice

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 15, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A patient is suing Frick Hospital, t/d/b/a Excela Health Frick Hospital and UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, citing alleged professional negligence, corporate negligence, and violation of EMTALA.

Consumer seeks $2 million from Wegmans for hot dogs allegedly with metal shards in them

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 15, 2018

ERIE — A consumer is suing Smith Provision Co., Eriez Manufacturing Inc. and Wegmans Inc., hot dog distributors, citing alleged negligence and strict product liability.

Misericordia University is accused of disability discrimination, wrongful termination

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 15, 2018

WILKES-BARRE — A former project manager is suing Misericordia University, an educational institution, citing alleged age and disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Michigan company accuses Blume Honey Water of fraud in Pittsburgh lawsuit

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 15, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Michigan company is suing Blume Honey Water LLC, Michelle Burchfiels, Douglas Q. Holmes and DHJH Holdings LLC, beverage company, citing alleged breach of contract, fraud, liability and negligent misrepresentation.

Delta Medix is named in civil conspiracy and unjust enrichment lawsuit

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 15, 2018

SCRANTON — A group of urologists is suing Delta Medix PC, Margo Opsasnick, Kristine Kelly, James Roche, Mark Fratalli, Anthony Brutico, Keith Pritchyk, Terrence Lenahan, Daniel Brown, and Donald Preate Jr., multi-disciplinary physician group and its non-urologist physicians, citing alleged breach of fiduciary duty, unjust enrichment and civil conspiracy.

Lawsuit: Dunmore garbage man fell off defective step on truck, causing brain damage

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 15, 2018

SCRANTON — An incapacitated person, through legal guardians, is suing Scranton Manufacturing, Eagle Truck Equipment, The Cook Brothers Cos. and Mack Trucks, after he allegedly received brain damage following a fall from a garbage truck.

Passenger sues Amtrak following fall at Philadelphia's 30th Street Station

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 15, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A business invitee is suing National Railroad Passenger Corp., d/b/a Amtrak, citing alleged negligence.

Doctoral student claims she was wrongfully dismissed from Marywood University after sexual misconduct report

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 15, 2018

SCRANTON — A doctorate student is suing a university, citing alleged breach of contract and negligence.

Former employee claims she was fired by Bayview Asset Management for bringing concerns to management

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 15, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A former employee is suing a financing company, citing alleged retaliation and wrongful termination.

Judge rejects ALI's controversial Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance theory

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 15, 2018

TOPEKA, Kansas – A recent decision reached in a federal court pertaining to breach of contract and bad faith claims in a fatal auto accident case rejects a theory from the American Law Institute’s Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance, and its recommendations for insurer liability for defense counsel conduct as “premature.”

Father sues Hampton Inn owner, says daughter hurt face in pool

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 15, 2018

SCRANTON — A father is suing Millett Real Estate, et al, premises controllers, citing alleged gross negligence and failure to warn.

Penndel man sues the maker of his couch for apartment fire; Landlord blames the man's cigarette

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Bucks County man is suing the manufacturers of his upholstery, claiming its defective design and lack of fire-retardant barriers led to him suffering burns on one-third of his body in an apartment fire nearly three years ago.

Woman says she fell getting into disabled persons vehicle, lost her toes as a result

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – New litigation filed in state court centers on a Philadelphia woman who violently fell when entering a disabled persons transport vehicle, was injured and subsequently had to have more than one of her toes amputated.

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