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Terry Grugan of Ballard Spahr: Being a lawyer is a 'way to help people in the system'

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 18, 2019

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) – Terry Grugan's decision to practice law stemmed from a fascination with the criminal justice system and the importance of a system that functions well. It came as no surprise, then, when he chose to pursue a career in white-collar defense.

Government sues nonprofit for attempt at making 'consumption' rooms where heroin could be used

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 18, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — The United States of America is suing a nonprofit corporation, citing alleged unlawful prescription of controlled substances.

Juniper Village at Forest Hills is named in wrongful death lawsuit

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH — An estate executor is suing Juniper Village at Forest Hills, an assisted living facility operator, citing alleged negligence and wrongful death.

Decedent's son names Baptist Home Society in wrongful death lawsuit

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A surviving son is suing Baptist Home Society, a nursing care facility, citing alleged corporate negligence, wrongful death and survival action.

Man sues City of York over traffic stop, arrest

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 18, 2019

HARRISBURG — A motorist is suing the City of York, et al, a municipal law enforcement agency, citing alleged unreasonable searches and seizures.

Ridley Park sued after traffic sign allegedly fell on child

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 18, 2019

MEDIA — A guardian is suing the Borough of Ridley Park, a municipal goverment, citing alleged negligence.

Inspector, after allegedly falling down 16 steps, accuses CNX Resources of operating unsafe coal mine

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH — An inspector is suing CNX Resources Corp., a coal mine operator, citing alleged negligence and unsafe work environment.

Worker claims he was struck by Amtrak train, files lawsuit

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 18, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A worker is suing Amtrak and other entities, citing an alleged unsafe work environment.

Disabled inmate files lawsuit against Montgomery County, citing civil rights violations

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 17, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A jail inmate is suing a correctional facility, citing alleged violation of civil rights.

Allegheny Technologies is named in class action suit alleging unjust enrichment

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 16, 2019

PITTSBURGH — An employee has filed a class action lawsuit against Allegheny Techonologies Inc., citing alleged unjust enrichment and unpaid wages.

Lawsuit: Hershey forced out older white employees for young minority hires

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 15, 2019

SCRANTON — An employee is suing The Hershey Co., citing alleged fraudulent inducement and wrongful termination.

Glade Run Lutheran Services allegedly allowed a patient to be sexually assaulted

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 15, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A teenager with special needs is suing a long-term care facility, citing alleged negligence.

Copper press fitting manufacturer Viega LLC is accused of unfair business practices

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 15, 2019

HARRISBURG — A commercial mechanical contractor is suing Viega LLC, a manufacturer, citing alleged restraint of trade under the Clayton Act and monopolization under the Sherman Act.

Lehigh Fuels is accused of failing to deliver fuel under contract terms

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 15, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A subrogee is suing Lehigh Fuels LLC, a fuel oil supplier, citing alleged breach of contract and negligence.

Consumer claims TrueAccord Corp. provides unclear directions for debt disputes

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 15, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against TrueAccord Corp., a collection agency, citing alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

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