PHILADELPHIA – Litigation filed by a Delaware County couple against gym franchise L.A. Fitness has been discontinued, just two days before a case management conference for an update on the proceedings was scheduled.
PHILADELPHIA – A federal appellate court has upheld the dismissal of the litigation filed by a former nurse at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, deciding she had not offered sufficient evidence to show her termination was based on racial discrimination.
PITTSBURGH — A roofing company is suing Troy Osborne, Phillip Hammett, Michael Calvin and BluSky Restoration Contractors, LLC, former employees and competitor, citing alleged fraud, conspiracy and misappropriation of trade secrets.
PHILADELPHIA — Two insurance companies are suing Home Depot Inc., doing business as Wilmar, a seller and/or distributor of Airwell Fedders air-conditioning units, citing alleged breach of warranties, negligence, and strict liability.
PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit filed by a man who says he swallowed a razorblade with his Chicken McNuggets ordered at a local McDonald’s restaurant in nearly three years ago, will be heard in a Philadelphia courtroom next year.
PHILADELPHIA – Negligence-based wrongful death litigation filed against General Motors and a number of other defendants by the mother of a young woman killed in an automobile accident nearly three years ago has been dismissed without prejudice, according to court records.
LANCASTER – Lawyers from firm Barley Snyder who authored an amicus brief on behalf of the American Bar Association, had that same brief cited when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a landmark decision allowing for collection of attorney’s fees by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO).
SCRANTON — A couple is suing the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and Dr. Keith Cordischi, government agency, alleging a failed knee replacement surgery has resulted in pain, injury and disfigurement.
PITTSBURGH — Christian C. Rouse has filed a complaint in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County against Culinaire International Inc.; UPMC Presbyterian Hospital and Carnegie Institute, doing business as Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, alleging that the defendants negligently served alcohol to a minor, causing him to be become significantly intoxicated and arrested.
PHILADELPHIA — Two insurance policyholders have filed a class-action lawsuit against AARP Inc, AARP Services Inc, AARP Insurance Plan, UnitedHealth Group Inc, and UnitedHealth Insurance Co., claiming violations of Pennsylvania Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law, conversion, unjust enrichment, fraudulent concealment and fraud.