PITTSBURGH — A group of consumers filed a class-action lawsuit against dog food distributors Champion Petfoods USA Inc. and Champion Petfoods LP, citing alleged breach of express and implied warranties.
PITTSBURGH — A Butler County couple is suing Louisville Ladder Inc., citing alleged negligence and manufacturing defect.
House action possible on bill limiting punitive damages against nursing homes to 2.5 times compensatory award
Legislation that limits punitive damages in verdicts against nursing homes could soon be discussed in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's attempt to balance a budget under last fall's Act 44 by taking $200 million from a state-created entity that provides malpractice insurance is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled on May 17.
A federal judge is considering a settlement between environmental advocate Sierra Club and Talen Energy over the company's Brunner Island power plant in York County at which it has agreed to end coal burning.
PHILADELPHIA — A federal court has not yet ruled on an Upper Perkiomen School District request for reversal of a state special education hearing officer's finding in the case of a high school senior who sustained a concussion during sports practice in 2016.
The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania issued an order May 17 affirming a workers’ compensation judge's finding that a man injured in a car accident driving to work was not eligible for benefits.
PHILADELPHIA — A sales director is suing Reading Electric Renewables LLC, which does business as RER Energy Group, and Sunvestment Energy Group,citing alleged disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.
PHILADELPHIA — Two drug store operators are suing pharmaceutical companies Johnson & Johnson and Janssen Biotech Inc., citing alleged antitrust violations, conspiracy and unfair competition.
PITTSBURGH — A religious organization is suing an insurer for alleged breach of a general comprehensive liability insurance contract.
PITTSBURGH — A wrestling coach is suing the University of Pittsburgh, alleging he is owed unpaid wages and was wrongfully terminated.
PHILADELPHIA — Two former employees filed a class-action lawsuit against State Farm VP Management Corp., citing alleged violation of the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act (PMWA).
MEDIA — A former Drexel Neumann Academy (DNA) second-grade teacher is suing the school for disability discrimination and a hostile working environment, according to an amended complaint filed April 24 in the Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County.
SCRANTON - SA Realty Co. is asking the Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Erie Insurance Co. in connection with a dispute related to liability for property damage to a barber shop that operates out of a business owned by SA Realty.
PHILADELPHIA – A settlement conference will be held next year in litigation between a man who lost two fingers using molder equipment in a manufacturing accident, and the companies he claims are responsible for the traumatic injuries he says he suffered.
PHILADELPHIA – An arbitration hearing has been set for a case pitting a policyholder against Nationwide Insurance Company policyholder, with the latter alleging the provider has not reimbursed him for money he expended in connection with repairing damage to his property last year.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia plaintiff who sued a trio of San Diego firms that allegedly pursued a credit card debt claim against him illegally, settled with those same defendants.
Case of cyclist suing SEPTA for injury-related damages after trolley track crash headed for settlement conference
PHILADELPHIA – A settlement conference has been slated for this summer in a case between Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and a local cyclist who suffered a broken arm, knee injury, subsequent infection and serious dental injuries, after colliding with disused trolley tracks.
PITTSBURGH — A woman is suing Robert Morris University and P.J. Dick Inc., claiming insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries after she fell on a sidewalk at the university.
MEDIA — A Chadds Ford couple is suing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Concord Township, alleging that the defendants did not take sufficient measures to prevent injuries during road construction.