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American Airlines passenger blames airline, other airport operators for injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — An airline passenger is suing American Airlines Group Inc. and other airport operators, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries at the American Airlines terminal at Philadelphia International Airport.

Wal-Mart customer allegedly injured by falling electric heater

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A customer is suing Wal-Mart Stores East LP, citing alleged negligence and premises liability in connection with an injury sustained when an electric heater fell off of a shelf and onto her at a store.

Business patron says NHS Human Services failed to inspect faulty bench

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 18, 2018

MEDIA — A business invitee is suing Merakey USA, which does business as NHS Human Services Inc., alleging that the defendant's negligence resulted in injuries when a bench on which she was sitting flipped.

Man blames PA-1601 Market Street, other business owners for slip-and-fall accident

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A man is suing the owners of a Philadelphia business after he allegedly slipped and fell when coming out of an elevator.

Energy companies claim Southeastern Land breached rights transfer agreements

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Several energy companies are suing Southeastern Land LLC, citing alleged breach of contract.

Jacoby Donner, P.C. not 100% victorious in attempt to get malpractice claims tossed

By Charmaine Little | Jun 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - A former law office challenging malpractice claims against it after two deals went bad with the same client has successfully challenged breach of contract claims made by the parties it is seeking payment from.

Woman, fired for allegedly using company credit card to buy Uber and Lyft rides, settles ADA claim

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A lawsuit alleging discrimination and violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act was recently dismissed after the parties reached a settlement.

TDA Ameritrade files motion to strike class action allegations, compel arbitration or dismiss complaint

By Sandra Lane | Jun 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - TD Ameritrade is mounting its defense against a class action lawsuit against it that was filed in Philadelphia federal court on Nov. 3 by Marianne Antczak and others.

Pennridge School District still facing lawsuit over alleged sexual assault

By Charmaine Little | Jun 18, 2018

Pennridge School District was found responsible for many violations after one of its student suffered harassment on and off school grounds according to court documents filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently.

Borough of Conway reaches settlement over parking spot issue for disabled residents

By Charmaine Little | Jun 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH - A handful of Pennsylvania residents who find it difficult to walk were able to reach an agreement with a borough that once allegedly refused to provide accommodating parking spaces, according to court documents in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Abington School District still battling with disabled student and parent over IDEA violation claims

By Charmaine Little | Jun 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - A Pennsylvania school district is still going back-and-forth with a disabled student and his parent on whether he received proper education, a dispute that led to a complaint filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Fracking company's loss could have impact; Superior Court split from previous Texas ruling

By John Breslin | Jun 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH - A state appeals court decision is likely to influence development and investment decisions made by companies that use hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas.

Federal magistrate judge orders failed bidder on Westmoreland County hotel into arbitration

By Karen Kidd | Jun 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A federal magistrate judge has ordered the failed high-bidder for a hotel in Westmoreland County into arbitration earlier to resolve differences over that failed bid.

Widow's suit says waste truck driver was exposed to hazardous chemicals that caused fatal brain tumor

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A surviving widow is suing McCollister Transportation Systems Inc. and various entities, citing alleged negligence and wrongful death.

Quality Touch Home Care facing allegations of breached ownership agreement

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A healthcare service provider is suing Quality Touch Home Care LLC, a home health agency, citing alleged breach of fiduciary duty.

Lancaster General facing RICO case filed by medical facilities

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Medical facilities have filed a class action lawsuit against Lancaster General Hospital and others, citing alleged unjust enrichment and violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO).

Parents of autistic student sue Pine-Richland School District

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Parents is suing Pine-Richland School District, a municipal corporation, citing alleged violation of student's rights.

Allegheny Co. bus driver's quick stop caused back injury, lawsuit says

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A husband and wife are suing The Port Authority of Allegheny County, a transportation agency, citing alleged negligent entrustment.

Lawsuit: Downed West Penn power line caused brush fire, killed man

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A mother and daughter are suing West Penn Company, an electric distributor, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and death.

Nursing home seeks to enforce arbitration agreement against late woman's estate that sued it in Delaware Co.

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A healthcare provider is suing a representative of a former resident, citing alleged breach of contract.

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