Pennsylvania Lawsuits in the News

Pennsylvania Vision Insurer Faces Antitrust Class Action

https://www.courthousenews.com/pennsylvania-vision-insurer-faces-antitrust-class-action/A class of independent eye care providers claims in a federal lawsuit that one of Pennsylvania’s largest vision insurers forces them to steer their patients to buy lenses from a factory owned by the insurer, often at a higher cost.

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PA supreme court: was illegal to steal elderly woman’s home because her son sold $140 of weed

https://boingboing.net/2017/06/13/cracked-liberty-bell.htmlIt took four years, but the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has finally ruled in favor of 72 year old grandmother Elizabeth Young, whose house was seized by the Philadelphia District Attorney under asset forfeiture rules when her son was caught selling $140 …

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B. Braun IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed in Pennsylvania

https://dailyhornet.com/2017/b-braun-ivc-filter-lawsuit-filed-in-pennsylvania/Most of these lawsuits have been centralized in Arizona and Illinois. The plaintiff is represented by attorney Ben C. Martin of The Law Offices of Ben C. Martin in Dallas, Texas; and attorney Stephen A. Sheller of Sheller, P.C., in Philadelphia …

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Cosby’s Fate Sits With Jury in Pennsylvania Sex Assault Case

https://www.voanews.com/a/cosby-fate-sits-with-jury-in-sex-assault-case/3898308.htmlPennsylvania jury on Tuesday was set to enter its first full day of deliberating whether Bill Cosby sexually assaulted a female friend who had come to him for career advice in his home in the Philadelphia suburbs in 2004.

Cosby, best known for his role …

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Former attorney general pays $400,000 in lawsuit settlement

Recent documents made public show Pennsylvania’s former attorney general has paid $400,000 to settle a lawsuit by a former narcotics agent who claimed he was wrongly fired.

The settlement between former Attorney General Kathleen Kane and …

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$500K Lawsuit Filed Against Pa. School District Claims Teachers Paid to Teach, Not Work for Unions

http://www.oann.com/500k-lawsuit-filed-against-pa-school-district-claims-teachers-paid-to-teach-not-work-for-unions/A Pennsylvania school district is facing a lawsuit claiming more than $500,000 in tax funds have been used to pay for so-called “ghost teachers.”

The plaintiffs, Americans for Fair Treatment, say the money was used to illegally pay the …

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LuLaRoe moves to have sales tax lawsuit dismissed

http://pennrecord.com/stories/511117469-lularoe-moves-to-have-sales-tax-lawsuit-dismissedIn an order filed April 18, Judge David Stewart Cercone of the US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania granted LuLaRoe’s motion to deny the plaintiff’s motion for class certification.

On May 1, the company then submitted two further …

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Shapiro: Pa., other states settle lawsuit with Tylenol maker

http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2017/05/24/Josh-Shapiro-Pennsylvania-settlement-lawsuit-Tylenol-maker-McNeil-PPC/stories/201705240166Pennsylvania is one of 43 states that have settled a lawsuit with the maker of Tylenol, according to a statement released Wednesday by Josh Shapiro, the state’s attorney general.

Mr. Shapiro said Pennsylvania will receive $1.4 million as part of a $33 …

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