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Family of cyclist killed in Center City crash settles claims with sanitation company for more than $6 million

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The family of a young woman killed on her bicycle when she was struck by a sanitation truck in Philadelphia last year has reached a settlement of more than $6 million with the sanitation company.

EPA proposes $365,500 settlement with Pennsylvania manufacturer over alleged violations of Safe Drinking Water Act

By Karen Kidd | Sep 17, 2018

The proposed settlement reached by the EPA and U.S. Justice Department with Malvern-based CertainTeed Corp. represents the largest civil penalty payment required by the Safe Drinking Water Act over alleged safe drinking water violations in Louisiana, the EPA said in a statement.

Federal judge considers Reading bank's motion to dismiss in Auburn couple's breach of contract case

By Karen Kidd | Sep 17, 2018

SCRANTON — A federal judge is mulling a Reading bank's request to dismiss an Auburn couple's lawsuit that claims Santander Bank failed to mark their paid loans as satisfied.

Philadelphia court rules in Aetna's lawsuit alleging conspiracy over opioid reimbursement

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - Aetna sued the pharmaceutical company, the doctor, and the executives, as well as other physicians and company representatives, over an alleged fraudulent scheme to induce the insurance provider into covering off-label prescriptions of Subsys, an opioid medication.

Former Philadelphia firefighter loses Workers' Comp claim after cancer diagnosis

By Takesha Thomas | Sep 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - A veteran Philadelphia firefighter has lost an appeal with the Commonwealth Court in a Workers' Compensation claim that alleges his prostate cancer was a direct result of his occupation.

Pennsylvania security guard who fell out of chair loses Workers' Comp appeal

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 17, 2018

HARRISBURG — Yvette D. Blassingame unsuccessfully petitioned the court to reverse a Worker's Compensation Appeal Board ruling denying her claims for coverage.

Gun club owner, firearms advocacy group accuse Pennsylvania township of violating right to bear arms

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 17, 2018

ERIE — A gun club owner and the Second Amendment Foundation are suing Robinson Township alleging that a local zoning ordinance infringes on the club owner's constitutional right to bear arms.

Daughter claims Grane Healthcare and other medical providers were negligent in treating her mother's injuries

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 17, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A daughter is suing Grane Healthcare, Highland Park Care Center and other medical providers claiming negligence in the diagnosis and treatment of her mother's injuries.

STEPTOE & JOHNSON: Philip P. Keating joins Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

By Press release submission | Sep 16, 2018

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is pleased to announce that Philip P. Keating has joined the firm’s products liability team, focusing his practice in the area of toxic torts. He will practice in the firm’s Southpointe office, located near Pittsburgh, Pa.

Shriners resist monitoring of animal handling at circus by Pittsburgh PD

By Takesha Thomas | Sep 14, 2018

PITTSBURGH – The city of Pittsburgh has proposed monitors inspect how the Shrine Circus handles its animals at its scheduled show in September, a proposal that the circus has rejected.

Woman says late husband's chemical exposures working for Rohm & Haas caused his death

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 14, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The surviving spouse of a Rohm & Haas machinist is pursuing legal damages against the chemical company, arguing their negligence led her husband to contract cancer before his passing last month.

Lawsuit: Man sustained injurious fall on Samaritans' Jenkintown property

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 14, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man has initiated a lawsuit against a real estate management company connected to a Jenkintown non-profit organization, alleging its negligence led to him suffer a fall on the group’s property.

EEOC sues Adecco USA employment agency alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 14, 2018

ERIE — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing Adecco USA Inc., an employment agency, claiming it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Construction supply company files TCPA class action in Pittsburgh federal court

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 14, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A construction supply company has filed a lawsuit against PC Shield Inc., an Oklahoma corporation, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

ATV user who wrecked sues private roadway controllers for negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 14, 2018

WILLIAMSPORT — An ATV user is suing Repsol Oil and Gas USA, Talisman Energy USA Inc., and J.L. Watts Excavating Inc., private roadway controllers, citing alleged negligence.

Pennsylvania contracting company sued by its lawyers for $38K

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 14, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Maurice A. Nernberg & Associates has filed a complaint in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County against George Kusevich Jr. and Kusevich Contracting Inc., alleging that they failed to pay for legal services.

African-American employees sue William Penn School District, alleging discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 14, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Two African-American employees are suing the William Penn School District, claiming they were passed over for promotions because of alleged racial and gender discrimination.

GREENBURG TRAURIG: Robert D. Lane Jr., “Dean” of Philadelphia-Area Real Estate, Joins Greenberg Traurig

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Nationally recognized commercial real estate attorney Robert D. Lane Jr. has joined global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, bringing his four decades of experience to the growing Real Estate group he will lead in its Philadelphia office.

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA: Former Erie Store Owner Sentenced to Prison, Ordered to Pay more than $1.7M in Restitution for Food Stamp Fraud

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

A former resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 21 months in jail and ordered to make $1,739,676.71 in restitution on his conviction of conspiracy to defraud the United States, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced.

HANDLER HENNING & ROSENBERG: HHR Selected by Harrisburg for “Simply the Best” Award

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

The personal injury attorneys at Handler, Henning & Rosenberg LLC are proud to announce that our law firm has been selected by readers of Harrisburg Magazine as the best personal injury law firm in the city.

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