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Worker claims AFSCME union refused to terminate membership at his request

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 8, 2018

HARRISBURG — A Pennsylvania resident is suing American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Council 13 and various individuals, citing alleged violation of constitutional rights.

Couple sue Greene, Tweed & Co. for alleged noncompliance with ADA

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 8, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A couple are suing Greene, Tweed & Co. Inc., a Pennsylvania company, citing alleged discrimination, failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, loss of consortium, racial discrimination, retaliation, and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Lawsuit: Man injured on metal bar playing trampoline basketball

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 8, 2018

MEDIA — A customer is suing Oasis Family Fun Center LLC and Hemlock Associates LLC, citing alleged negligence and breach of duties.

Father and daughter sue after alleged exposure to mold and insecticides in their apartment

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 7, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A father-daughter pair of plaintiffs from the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia are suing their property owner and manager for alleged exposure to both mold and insecticides in their apartment, while premises management has denied any such occurrence.

Counsel for driver who allegedly struck Philly pedestrian says complaint should be barred

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 7, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit from a Philadelphia pedestrian struck by a passing car while walking in a crosswalk near Washington Square, has been deemed barred by counsel representing the driver said to have injured her.

Lawsuit: Woman was assaulted leaving note on parked car she lightly struck

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 7, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Wayne County woman alleges her minor collision with a parked car in Philadelphia led to a major incident of assault with a Delaware defendant, one who denies the incident ever occurred.

Plaintiff will be required to bring in expert to validate medical malpractice allegations

By Tomas Kassahun | Nov 7, 2018

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has upheld a trial court’s ruling which required the plaintiff to bring an expert witness in a case of alleged medical negligence.

Pa. judge rules Rite Aid investor who filed suit purchased shares before actionable statements

By Tomas Kassahun | Nov 7, 2018

HARRISBURG - The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania has ruled against a Rite Aid investor who alleged that he was misled by Rite Aid and Walgreens during their attempt to merge.

Federal judge says health care providers lack standing for claims against insurer

By Tomas Kassahun | Nov 7, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has dismissed an amended complaint filed by health care providers, citing lack of standing.

Longtime registered nurse says former hospital wouldn't take her back full-time after her absence for cancer treatments

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A veteran registered nurse has sued her former hospital employer for disability discrimination and retaliation, claiming she was not allowed to return to full-time duties after taking a medical leave of absence to treat her breast cancer.

Lawsuit: Repo men accused of roughing up pregnant woman when seizing her vehicle

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A local woman argues that while six months pregnant, she was seriously injured by repo men who came to her home to take possession of her vehicle, while a bank entity alleges her complaint has no standing and is barred by several statutory avenues of law.

Wrightsville couple sue Kmart for over sign that allegedly fell on husband

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 6, 2018

LANCASTER — A Wrightsville couple is suing Kmart Corp. and Sears Holdings Corp. citing alleged negligence.

Philly court denies Johnson & Johnson's motion for interlocutory appeal in Risperdal punitive damages case

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia judge has denied a motion from counsel for pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to seek immediate appeal, in a Risperdal case where the possibility of punitive damages being applied remains in play.

Delco lawsuit claims resort guest was sexually assaulted by an employee

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 6, 2018

MEDIA — A woman is suing a resort and spa, citing alleged failure to protect.

Philadelphia passenger sues Uber, says driver threw her out of car

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A customer is suing Uber Technologies Inc., citing alleged breach of duty and negligence.

Allegheny Co. youth hockey coach sues parent for alleged attack over playing time

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 6, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A husband and wife are suing Timothy Hanna, an individual, citing alleged negligence.

Press & Journal accuses Borough of Middletown of First Amendment violations

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 6, 2018

HARRISBURG — The publisher of the Middletown Press & Journal is suing the Borough of Middletown, a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, citing an alleged violation of plaintiff’s First Amendment rights.

Punxsutawney couple sue convenience store owner for alleged negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 6, 2018

ERIE — A Punxsutawney couple are suing Speedway LLC, citing alleged negligence.

Judge won't dismiss Aetna's lawsuit over NICU insurance claims

By Tomas Kassahun | Nov 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has denied a motion to dismiss filed by Mednax Inc.

'Verdilization': It's how a baby lawsuit is made

By The Pennsylvania Record | Nov 5, 2018

All it takes is one maturing into a headline-grabbing, multimillion-dollar verdict to spawn thousands more like it.

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