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Black man says he was followed by Bloomingdale's staff but loses racial profiling lawsuit

By Charmaine Little | Dec 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - A Bloomingdale’s shopper’s claims that the store racially profiled him multiple times fell short in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Nov. 15.

Philly plaza defendants facing allegations of negligence for failing to stop gang assault last year

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A woman who asserts she was assaulted and beaten by a group of attackers at The Schmidt’s Commons in Philadelphia’s Northern Liberties neighborhood more than a year ago has brought legal action in response to that event.

Property management companies facing lawsuit after plaintiff allegedly struck with loose kitchen cabinet

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff struck and injured by a loose kitchen cabinet has initiated litigation against the property management entities responsible for maintaining the residence.

Philly Sheraton Hotel denies dangerous condition led to ceiling material falling on guests

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Lawyers for the Sheraton Hotel in Philadelphia have denied a dangerous condition existed on the premises that a Broomall couple say caused them to be injured by falling drywall and building material more than two years ago.

Parents of young man shot and killed outside Philly social club claim its negligence led to the tragedy

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The parents of a young man killed in an altercation at an area social club two years ago are taking legal action against the club for its alleged vicarious negligence, which one of the defendants maintains is a baseless claim.

Pa. Supreme Court: Names of accused are permanently redacted from Catholic Church sexual abuse grand jury report

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 5, 2018

HARRISBURG – The identities of clergy members accused of committing sexual abuse against children and teenagers in August’s state grand jury report detailing such abuse statewide in the Catholic Church will remain redacted, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has decided.

Judge keeps alive case against Lancaster company using 'credit bureau' in its name despite not being a credit bureau

By Charmaine Little | Dec 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - On Nov. 20, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied a motion for summary judgment for a company accused of falsifying itself as a credit bureau and sending misleading material.

Girl sues staff of Lancaster Co. shelter following alleged sexual assault

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A minor is suing employees of a shelter care facility, citing alleged failure to protect and sexual abuse.

Former employee claims she was sexually harassed by Citizens Bank supervisor

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A banker is suing her former employer, citing alleged hostile work environment and sexual harassment.

Independent contractor sues tank transport company for alleged negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 5, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An independent contractor is suing M C Tank Transport Inc. and Lanxess Corp., worksite controllers, citing alleged unsafe work environment.

Judge: Woman suing Family Dollar for fall should have watched where she was going

By Charmaine Little | Dec 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - A woman’s slip-and-fall case against a Family Dollar didn’t hold up in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania as the court granted the store its motion for summary judgment on Nov. 19.

Ohio couple sue Pittsburgh following fall on a sidewalk

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 5, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Steubenville, Ohio, couple are suing the City of Pittsburgh, citing alleged negligence.

Former Community College of Allegheny County worker claims she was victim of discrimination

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 5, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania resident is suing the Community College of Allegheny County, her former employer, citing age discrimination, gender discrimination, hostile work environment, racial discrimination and wrongful or constructive eviction.

Tenant sues property owner following bathroom floor's collapse

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 5, 2018

MEDIA — A tenant is suing Michael Esterlis and Glenn Blessing, premises controllers, citing alleged negligence.

Man claims the City of Pittsburgh declined to hire him due to his ADHD condition

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 4, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A person with a disability is suing the City of Pittsburgh, a city, citing alleged disability discrimination and failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.

Fired Allegheny Co. worker accuses GNC Holdings of age discrimination

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 4, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A 54-year-old Allegheny County resident is suing GNC Holdings Inc., a health and wellness product company, citing alleged age discrimination and violation of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act.

High Performance Tennis Academy sues former coach for alleged breach of contract

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 4, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A tennis academy is suing a tennis coach, citing alleged breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets.

Construction company says Philadelphia Municipal Authority owes it more than $2.5 million

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 4, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A construction company is suing Philadelphia city officials, citing breach of contract.

Student's mother sues Mount Carmel schools after daughter allegedly burned in chemistry class

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 4, 2018

SCRANTON — A mother is suing a school district and its officers, citing alleged failure to protect and negligence.

Superior Court concurs with trial court’s judgment in breach of contract case

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Dec 4, 2018

HARRISBURG -- The Superior Court of Pennsylvania agrees with a trial court’s judgment on the pleadings in an alleged breach of contract case.

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