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District court rules on attempted wage class action by ex La Buca waiter who worked there for three weeks

By Charmaine Little | Nov 9, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - On Oct. 26, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted a former restaurant worker’s motion for conditional certification for his colleagues to opt into his federal law claim against Ristorante La Buca Inc.

Retirement facility seeks removal from flood damage lawsuit

By John Sammon | Nov 9, 2018

PITTSBURGH – Attorneys for a retirement community asked the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County on Oct. 9 to dismiss it from a lawsuit seeking damages for flood damage to a man’s property, because the plaintiff has allegedly failed to prove violation of the Pennsylvania Storm Water Management Act.

SourceOne named in lawsuit alleging tortious interference in a business relationship

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 9, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania aeration equipment manufacturer is suing SourceOne Inc. and Billy Goat Industries Inc., citing an alleged violation of the Sherman Act and the Clayton Act.

SEPTA: Mechanic suing us for knee and spinal injuries caused them himself

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 9, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) mechanic says that the rail entity failed to provide him with a safe work environment when he suffered a debilitating injuries in two incidents, while the company believes he himself negligently caused those same injuries.

Bystander beaten up in barroom brawl says establishment's overserving and lack of security made them negligent

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 9, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A bystander to a barroom brawl claims he found himself drawn into the fracas and charges the pub with negligence in not protecting him from the serious injuries he sustained.

Former sporting goods saleswoman levies sexual harassment claims against ex-supervisor, who says it didn't happen

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 9, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A former sales associate for Olympia Sports claims she was sexually harassed in both a physical and verbal manner by her supervisor, whose counsel counters he engaged in no such conduct and the complaint should be dismissed.

Pharmaceutical company charges Thiola manufacturer with anticompetitive conduct

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 8, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A pharmaceutical company is suing a drug manufacturer, citing alleged monopolization and unfair competition.

American Airlines flight attendant fails to prove sexually hostile work environment and gender discrimination

By Charmaine Little | Nov 8, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – An American Airlines flight attendant’s claims of gender discrimination did not hold up in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, which granted the airline summary judgment on Aug. 27.

Environmental advocate seeks to stop the Burnt Mill Bridge project

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 8, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A nonprofit environmental organization is suing state and federal government agencies, citing alleged breach of duty.

UPenn nurse claims she was terminated for reporting a medical incident

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 8, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A registered nurse is suing a hospital, citing alleged tortious interference and wrongful termination.

Woman sues financial companies over years of collection calls

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 8, 2018

ERIE — A woman is suing GC Services LP, EGS Financial Inc. and Convergent Outsourcing Inc., financial institutions and collecting agency, citing alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Ammunition company sues Dick's Sporting Goods over contract

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 8, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Nevada corporation is suing Dick's Sporting Goods Inc., a retailer, citing alleged breach of contract, fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

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.

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