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West Philadelphia apartment complex shouldn't have allowed dog who bit him on its premises, plaintiff says

PHILADELPHIA – A Chinatown resident has initiated legal action versus a West Philadelphia apartment complex, its management and one of its residents, whose pet mastiff dog allegedly attacked the plaintiff without provocation last summer.

Plaintiff seeking Guard Insurance Group's indemnification in underlying complaint

PHILADELPHIA – A city property owner is seeking a declaratory judgment for insurance coverage to indemnify him, in an underlying personal injury action whose subject incident occurred at his residence four years ago.

Lawsuit: California finance group violated state and federal laws in pursuing credit-related debt

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia plaintiff has accused a California finance company of improperly pursuing an alleged debt against him, and violating federal and state laws in the process of doing so.

EQT Production Co. alleged to have failed to pay fees after terminating contracts

PITTSBURGH – A North Dakota drilling and well servicing company alleges a Pittsburgh business failed to pay fees as required under a contract.

Former groomer alleges Petco Animal Supplies failed to keep accurate time records

PITTSBURGH – An Apollo woman alleges her former employer failed to keep accurate time records and did not pay her for all hours worked.

Instrumentation Industries alleged to have infringed patent with adapter

PITTSBURGH – A Bethel Park company is alleged to have infringed a Wisconsin company's patents.

Nurse alleges Comprehensive Healthcare Management Services did not pay him for all hours worked

PITTSBURGH – A Manor registered nurse claims that his former employer falsified the hours on his paystub.

Canon alleges The Supplies Guys replacement cartridges infringe patents

EASTON – A Lancaster company is alleged to have violated patents owned by Canon.

State Farm Fire & Casualty seeks subrogation over damages caused by heating oil leak

PHILADELPHIA – An insurance company is seeking damages from two companies after home heating oil flooding a home's basement.

Goodway Group alleges former employees misappropriated trade secrets

PHILADELPHIA – A Jenkintown digital media service provider alleges former employees are using its trade secrets to compete with it.

A.V. Land & Building Enterprises seeks $720,000 from Newtown individual

PHILADELPHIA – A California business alleges a restaurant franchise allegedly failed to pay rent and is seeking payment from its Newtown guarantor.

Paradigm Mechanical alleged to have breached bargaining agreement with union

PHILADELPHIA – A Lansdale employer is alleged to owe delinquent contributions to union funds.

Labor secretary alleges Reading day care center failed to pay overtime, minimum wage

ALLENTOWN – A Reading day care center and preschool is alleged to have failed to properly pay its employees.

Aetna Life Insurance alleged to have wrongfully denied disability benefits claim

PHILADELPHIA – A Jenkintown woman alleges her claim for disability benefits was wrongfully denied.

Plaintiff lawyers see nationwide settlement as only end for opioid lawsuits

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SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - Plaintiff lawyers meeting in San Francisco last week for a conference on opioid litigation acknowledged that the hundreds of lawsuits they have filed in state and federal court will be difficult to resolve without an unprecedented national settlement whose mechanics are still difficult to predict.

Pa. woman says Redken hair spray canister exploded and disfigured her, sues Redken and L'Oreal

PHILADELPHIA – A Pennsylvania woman claiming to have been disfigured by a defective canister of Redken-brand hair spray, which allegedly exploded underneath her sink when she was cleaning her bathroom, has initiated legal action against both Redken and its parent company, L’Oreal cosmetics.

Roofing company claims defendants failed to secure proper insurance for construction project

PHILADELPHIA – A local roofing company is pursuing both financial damages and a declaratory judgment to reinstate its insurance coverage, claiming that defendants who were trusted to select proper insurance policies for it failed to do so.

Lawsuit: Construction company's alleged negligent practices led contractor to suffer near-amputated hand and broken foot

PHILADELPHIA – A contractor who suffered a nearly-amputated hand and fractured foot after a catastrophic accident on a Philadelphia construction site is suing the company involved for negligence-related damages.

Families of men murdered on Bucks County farm file wrongful death lawsuits against alleged killers, their family and businesses

PHILADELPHIA – The families of three men said to have been brutally murdered by Cosmo DiNardo and his cousin Sean Michael Kratz on the DiNardo Family farm in Bucks County last summer filed wrongful death litigation this week against DiNardo, Kratz, DiNardo’s family and their businesses.

Man alleges he is entitled to underinsured motorist benefits from State Auto Insurance

PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh man is seeking underinsured motorist benefits from his insurer over injuries he sustained in a collision.