TribLIVE

| Neighborhoods


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

North Versailles woman drops suit against firm that tried to force sale of her home

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, 12:27 p.m.
 

A North Versailles woman has settled her federal lawsuit against a Montgomery County law firm that tacked on more than $410 in attorney fees while collecting a $10.88 trash collection bill and tried to force the sale of her McKee Road home, a lawyer for the woman said Tuesday.

Carol Carter, 72, filed a motion Monday dismissing her lawsuit. Her lawyer, Eileen Yacknin of the nonprofit Neighborhood Legal Services Association, said Carter and Portnoff Law Associates of Norristown had resolved the dispute to everyone's satisfaction and Carter still has her home, but declined further comment.

Carter had sued the law firm and two of its attorneys, Diane Pisani Boehret and Megan O. Iannacone. Boehret and Iannacone couldn't immediately be reached for comment.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Starkey: Stupid Steelers
  2. Steelers running backs Bell, Blount will face drug charges
  3. West Mifflin loses KaBOOM! playground bid
  4. West Mifflin may demolish fire-damaged home
  5. Lincoln amends its seismic testing laws
  6. Monessen man faces another trial
  7. Chase suspect faces trial, other woes
  8. It’s only exhibition, but these Steelers could solidify roster spots vs. Eagles
  9. Area school districts set to begin new year
  10. Young man with a gift
  11. Braves’ error, Sanchez’s sacrifice fly in 9th help Pirates snap long skid
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.