A group of current and former assistant branch rental managers for Enterprise Rent-A-Car Co. Inc. are seeking conditional certification for a proposed collective action accusing the company of failing to pay them overtime.
A group of Michigan-based AT&T Corp. call center workers has won conditional class certification in a wage-and-hour battle against the telecommunications giant.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has fined natural gas producer Cabot Oil and Gas Corp. $56,650 for three chemical spills at its facility in Susquehanna County.
In an effort to prevent a repeat of the 2008 financial system collapse, Obama administration officials have promised to end the reign of “too big to fail” thinking, in part by expanding the authority of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
In a split decision, Pennsylvania's high court has ruled that two individuals who sued over asbestos-related increased risk of cancer claims and settled with several companies in 1993 can go forward with lawsuits against a new defendant for claims arising out of the actual cancer diagnosis.
New York's highest court has determined that two excess insurers are not required to provide coverage to Pepper Hamilton LLP for legal actions stemming from a client's fraud, saying the law firm was obligated to inform the insurers about the possibility of the lawsuits before the policies were issued.
A federal appeals court has remanded a conspiracy charge against Adelphia Communications Corp. founder John Rigas and his son Timothy that could have added several years to their prison sentences.
A federal judge was right to toss an investor group's challenge to an arbitrator's $1.4 million award, made under a stock purchase agreement, to McKechnie Ltd. over environmental settlements, an appeals court has ruled.
The plaintiffs in the flat glass multidistrict antitrust litigation are seeking to keep the European Commission out of the class action as they continue to pressure one of the defendants to turn over documents related to an earlier EC investigation into the construction flat glass industry.
The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly begun an investigation into whether Toys R Us strong-armed suppliers into stifling discounts by rivals, prompted by evidence in two pending civil antitrust cases against the toy retailer.
IBM Corp. has agreed to pay $7.5 million to settle a putative class action accusing the technology behemoth of failing to provide proper overtime wages to thousands of its technical support employees.
The U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration has said ArcelorMittal's steel plate in coils from Belgium will be subject to a revised anti-dumping duty, following the company's challenge to the preliminary results of a recent review.
Pittsburgh-based Hussey Copper Ltd. has said it will appeal a district court’s ruling in favor of its insurer Royal Insurance Company of America that denied coverage for an underlying property damage lawsuit.
FirstEnergy Generation Corp. has settled much of a case brought by an environmental group over soot from a coal-fired plant that allegedly fouled a neighboring community and damaged its residents' health.
Medical device maker Novo Nordisk Inc. has alleged a former employee who was “instrumental” in the company's marketing of human growth hormones breached contractual noncompete clauses when he joined competitor Sandoz Inc. after resigning from Novo earlier this month.
A Pennsylvania pension fund has asked a court to certify a shareholder class action alleging First American Corp. and its unit eAppraiseIT worked with Washington Mutual Inc. to manipulate real estate appraisals.
Rejecting the contentions of Century Indemnity Co., a federal appeals court has found a district court rightfully sent a contract dispute between Century and Lloyd’s of London underwriters to an arbitration panel and upheld the decision by the panel, which found that Lloyd's did not have to cover asbestos litigation costs paid by Century.
A Pennsylvania haunted house operator called Field of Screams LLC has set off a gory showdown in federal court with a trademark infringement lawsuit against a youth club in a nearby state over its Halloween attraction by the same name.
A Pennsylvania state court jury has found that portable fan manufacturer Lasko Products Inc. should pay $13.5 million to the family of a 7-year-old Philadelphia boy who was killed in a 2005 fire caused by a faulty box fan.
Philadelphia Newspapers LLC has appealed a bankruptcy judge's denial of a proposed sale of substantially all the Philadelphia Inquirer publisher's assets to a consortium of local interests based on numerous objections from the U.S. trustee, the creditors committee and other lenders.