PITTSBURGH – The City of Pittsburgh and five of its police officers are seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a woman who alleged she was unlawfully arrested because she doesn’t support President Trump, and that the same arresting officers allegedly called her a “bleeding heart liberal.”
PHILADELPHIA – Per judicial order, a lawsuit now in federal court filed by a Norristown couple regarding a slip and fall inside PetSmart and Banfield Pet Hospital in Plymouth Meeting, will have a new trio of arbitrators assigned to the case.
PHILADELPHIA – The Atlanta Braves baseball team and its corporate owner Liberty Media Corp have denied claims made in a federal lawsuit accusing them of discriminating against and firing a former scout after they learned of his physical disabilities.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia IT company alleges two former employees who started their own IT business have illegally accessed its computer systems in order to "sabotage" their former employer's company, its suit states.
JOHNSTOWN – A former Power House Subs operator in Ducansville and his son are being sued over allegations they violated a noncompete contract by operating a competing sub shop and used Power House "secret recipes."
PHILADELPHIA – A Bucks County school district alleges that Juul has used social media platforms, educational programs at schools and other marketing resources to appeal to youth with misleading information regarding its vaping products and nicotine addiction.
PHILADELPHIA – A former Villanova University football player alleges that the NCAA misclassifies student-athletes and does not properly compensate them for all hours they work, in accordance with federal law.
PITTSBURGH – A former driving instructor at a Pittsburgh driving school alleges he was terminated after disclosing his medications for treatment of his chronic degenerative arthritis and attention deficit disorder (ADD).
PHILADELPHIA – The owners of a Frankford Avenue business in Philadelphia are facing a lawsuit by a Florida man who is a wheelchair user over allegations the property has barriers that prevent him from enjoying its goods and services.
PITTSBURGH – Keystone Fuels and Conemaugh Fuels have filed an antitrust suit against the four largest railroad companies in the U.S. over claims they engaged in a conspiracy to enforce rail fuel charges to their customers disguised as a "fuel cost recovery program."
PITTSBURGH – A former R&R Express Inc. worker was granted his motion for a conditional class certification in his wage dispute lawsuit by a federal judge, but his request for a notice without prejudice was denied.