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Hearing set to determine fairness of high-low arbitration agreement in accident action

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 19, 2015

A legal proceeding has been scheduled to determine the fairness of a high-low arbitration agreement in the case of a car-pedestrian crash.

Plaintiff attorney files sanctions for alleged disobeyal of court order

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 19, 2015

Plaintiff counsel in a pending trip-and-fall action has filed a motion for sanctions against the defendant in that same litigation, for alleged failure to comply with a court order.

Former employee sues Quest Diagnostics, alleging disability discrimination

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Aug 19, 2015

A Pittsburgh woman is suing her former employer, alleging it denied her promotional opportunities and ultimately terminated her because of her disability.

Tothero sues collection agency GC Services LP, alleging FDCPA infringement

By Carol Ostrow | Aug 17, 2015

Jeffrey Tothero is suing debt collection agency GC Services LP, alleging unlawful practices in a 2015 series of phone calls made to the plaintiff.

Blue Cross must produce quality-of-care review documents in malpractice case

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 14, 2015

The Superior Court has compelled Blue Cross Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania to produce documents related to quality-of-care review in a medical malpractice action.

Liberty Mutual counsel asserts claim litigation must be heard in Delaware County

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 14, 2015

An attorney defending a major insurance provider cited contractual policy in arguing that a claims case against it should be transferred to Delaware County.

Plaintiff attorney in suit versus Thomas Jefferson University Hospital withdraws

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 14, 2015

Plaintiff counsel in a slip-and-fall suit filed against Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and its Risk Management Department has petitioned to withdraw his appearance.

Defense counsel for DoubleTree Hotel claims improper venue, wants judgment opened

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 14, 2015

Counsel for a major hotel chain claim a negligence case brought against it both lacks proper jurisdiction and that a default judgment previously entered in the plaintiffs’ favor should be opened.

Plaintiffs in accident suit seek new trial limited to cause and damages

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 14, 2015

The plaintiffs in a motor vehicle accident case that concluded in April are seeking a new trial, facing opposition from the defendants who were victorious in that action

Defense attorney for U.S. Virgin Islands-based client withdraws appearance

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 14, 2015

Defense counsel for a party named in a negligence lawsuit has motioned to the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas to withdraw her appearance

Negligence, misconduct suit against crematory must be heard in Delaware County, attorney says

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 14, 2015

Attorneys for a Pennsylvania crematory have argued that a suit targeting it for negligence and reckless misconduct must be heard in the county where the facility is based

Lawyer: Immigrant client never received notice of multimillion-dollar default judgment

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 14, 2015

One defendant in a potential multi-million dollar negligence action claimed he never received service of the default judgment entered against him

Additional defendant opposes joinder motion in car crash case

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 14, 2015

An additional named defendant in a car crash case is opposing the joinder motion that brought him into the suit, claiming improper service on the part of a co-defendant.

Forklift operator alleges age, disability discrimination

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Aug 13, 2015

An Allison Park man is suing a precision springs designer and manufacturer, alleging his age and disability were the reasons he was terminated from his job.

Fired casino staffer alleges retaliatory discrimination

By Carol Ostrow | Aug 13, 2015

A Philadelphia man is suing a casino resort, alleging racial discrimination, harassment and retaliatory termination.

Staffer alleges medical practice failed to pay overtime rate

By Carol Ostrow | Aug 13, 2015

A Narberth woman is suing a health practice, alleging breach of federal and state employment law in a payment classification dispute.

Beer brewery battles insurer, federal agencies to recoup flood damages

By Carol Ostrow | Aug 13, 2015

A beverage brewing business is suing federal government agencies alleging noncompliance in the aftermath of a 2014 flood which damaged its property in Philadelphia.

Manager alleges Holiday Inn Express practiced ageism

By Carol Ostrow | Aug 12, 2015

A 64-year-old woman is suing several companies, alleging age discrimination in a job termination.

Mechanic says employer practiced disability discrimination

By Carol Ostrow | Aug 12, 2015

A 68-year-old Pennsylvania man is suing his Fort Worth-based employer and its human resources director, alleging unlawful disability discrimination and retaliatory practices in his job loss following extended medical leave.

Worker alleges job dismissal was racially motivated

By Dan Harkins | Aug 11, 2015

A worker is suing his former employer, alleging he was discriminated against and fired unjustly.

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