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Lawsuits & Press Releases

11Dec

Employee Terminated After Filing EEOC Complaint And Doctor Asks Her Why She Didn’t Keep Her Complaint “In-House”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Abington Memorial Hospital for Retaliation Joyce, an African American, started working at Abington... Read More →
07Dec

Pregnant Employee Allegedly Told She’s “Getting Too Far Along To Work” And Then Fired For Supposedly Stealing Money

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Great American Pub and Diner for Pregnancy Discrimination Ashley joined the staff at... Read More →
06Dec

African American Employee Fired After He Walked Away from a Coworker Who Allegedly Yelled at Him, “You Sound Stupid As Hell.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Zoll Manufacturing Corporation for Race Discrimination Lamont accepted the position of assembler at... Read More →
30Nov

60-Year-Old Employee Allegedly Denied Formal Training While Younger Employees Are Privately Trained

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Toshiba Corporation for Age Discrimination Maryann joined the sales department at Toshiba Corporation... Read More →
29Nov

Jail Warden Allegedly Explains Employee’s Termination Due To “Trying to get Away from People who use FMLA.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files a Lawsuit against Allegheny County Jail for Disability Discrimination Jamie received his position of correctional... Read More →
24Nov

Supervisor Tells Asian Employee That He’s “Reached His Maximum Title” While Promoting Less Qualified, Non-Asian Employees to Higher Positions.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Mylan Pharmaceutical Inc. for Race Discrimination Xiaowen accepted the job of manager with... Read More →
21Nov

Employee Called N-Word and Allegedly Removed From Schedule for Training While White Coworkers Were Not.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files a Lawsuit against Reliant Briarcliff Holdings for Race Discrimination Leslee accepted the position of Certified... Read More →
20Nov

Boss Allegedly Calls Employee “Ghetto” and Terminates Him When He Files A Race Discrimination Complaint.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Siemens Healthineers for Race Discrimination Tyrone accepted the position of account manager in... Read More →
14Nov

Sexual Harassment Cases Will Increase Nationwide Due to Harvey Weinstein

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On Friday, WTAE interviewed KM&A attorneys, Danielle Parks, Sean Ruppert, and Prabhu Narahari, about the influx of women, celebrities and... Read More →
07Nov

Supervisor Allegedly Adds Older Employee To “Layoff Roster” Due To “Business Results.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit Against IBM For Age Discrimination Joseph, a 54-year-old Cloud Advisor, was terminated from his... Read More →
03Nov

Restaurant Owner Who Failed To Pay Overtime Wages Fires Employee For Requesting Unpaid Wages.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Restaurant Owner for Unpaid Overtime Wages Moen accepted a position with Liberty Lunch... Read More →
31Oct

Employee Allegedly Fired For “Sleeping On The Job” When His Medical Conditions Caused Him to Fall Asleep

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit Against UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside For Disability Discrimination David accepted the job of transplant procurement... Read More →
27Oct

Employee Complains About Sexual Harassment And Supervisor Allegedly Says “Suck It Up And Ignore It.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit Against Lexus Protection Services For Gender Discrimination Kaylynn accepted the role of site coordinator... Read More →
26Oct

Employee With Disability Requests Accommodation And Receives Termination Instead.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Wal-Mart for Disability Discrimination Mildred began working for Wal-Mart in 2000. She worked... Read More →
19Oct

Mayor Defends Sexually Harassing Comments by Making More Sexually Harassing Comments

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mayor Mavrakis Deflects Allegations with “She’s just another damn woman” in Television Interview “Why would I want... Read More →
18Oct

Employee Cleared For Work In Medical Field But Then Fired For Allegedly Being Possible “Danger To Patients.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Allegheny Valley Hospital for Disability Discrimination Callie landed a job with the Allegheny... Read More →
12Oct

Employee Allegedly Complains About Not Receiving Overtime Pay And Is Terminated Two Days Later

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Bell-Mark Technologies Corporation for Unpaid Overtime Wages Earl started working for Bell-Mark Technologies... Read More →
10Oct

Director Denies Employee’s FMLA Request, Promises To Work With Her, And Then Fires Her.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit Against Mechanicsburg Learning Center For FMLA Violation Desirae started working at Mechanicsburg Learning Center... Read More →
28Sep

Contractor Allegedly Breaches Contract, Leaving Gaping Holes in Insulation and Failing to Install Correct Drainage System.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Woman Files Lawsuit against NR Builders for Breaching Contract Rosalind contracted NR Builders to make home improvements... Read More →
27Sep

Employer Fires 61-year-old Employee Allegedly Because He “Won’t Be Part Of The Long-Term Plan.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Perfect Smile Dental Group for Age and Gender Discrimination Vincent started as a... Read More →
19Sep

Manager Allegedly Tells Employee That She’s “Not Smiling Enough,” Subjects Her To Excessive Scrutiny, And Obstructs Her Job Transfer.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against West Penn Allegheny Health System for Age Discrimination Jacqueline was hired as a... Read More →
14Sep

Female Employee Suspects Gender Discrimination When She Supervises A Male Employee with a Higher Salary Than Her.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Munich Reinsurance America, Inc., for Wage-Based Gender Discrimination Alicia began working for Munich... Read More →
12Sep

Manager Allegedly Sexually Harasses Employee, Threatens To Hit Her, And Chases Her From The Office.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Weekend Directional Services and Former Manager for Hostile Work Environment Beth worked at... Read More →
07Sep

Boss Allegedly Cuts Employee’s Hours In Half When She Becomes Pregnant.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Greengate East Beer Distributor for Pregnancy Discrimination Brenda started working at Greengate East... Read More →
06Sep

Black Employee Allegedly Disciplined While Non-Black Coworkers Are Not.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation for Race Discrimination When Tracy was hired by Sivorsky Aircraft... Read More →
01Sep

Employee Suspects She was Terminated Because She Took FMLA Approved Leave

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc., for FMLA Violation Lisa started working for Quintiles IMS... Read More →
01Sep

Neighbor Allegedly Calls Black Woman the N-word And Forces Her to Move.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Renter Files Lawsuit against Fayette County Housing Authority for Race Discrimination Cheryl, a black woman, rented a... Read More →
30Aug

Manager Allegedly Harasses Employee For His Age, Firing Him By Yelling, “Get Your Old Faggot Ass Out Of Here!”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Pitt Stop Airport Valet Parking for Age Discrimination Michael, a 69-year-old man, started... Read More →
29Aug

Culinart, Inc. Allegedly Fails to Offer Eligible Employee FMLA Leave and Terminates Him When He Requests FMLA Leave.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Culinart, Inc. and General Manager for FMLA Violation In the beginning of 2010,... Read More →
24Aug

Boss Allegedly Fires Alcoholic Employee For Seeking Rehabilitation.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against South Park Mitsubishi for Disability Discrimination     Michael started working as the service manager... Read More →
23Aug

Watson Chevrolet Terminates Military Serviceman Three Days Before Mandatory Drill.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Military Serviceman Employee Files Lawsuit Against Watson Chevrolet For Discrimination Brandon, a current Private First Class in... Read More →
22Aug

KM&A Celebrates Fastest Growing Company Award from Pittsburgh Business Times

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Kraemer, Manes & Associates is honored to be selected for a Fastest Growing Company Award 2017 by the Pittsburgh Business... Read More →
17Aug

Female Employee Allegedly Terminated Because She Put Her Child On The School Bus

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Leeds for Retaliation Heather became a permanent employee for Leeds in 2005, working... Read More →
16Aug

Disabled veteran asserts Bronco Oilfield Services told him to “either take a job in the field or quit.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Veteran Files Lawsuit against Bronco Oilfield Services for Disability Discrimination Timothy, a 57-year-old, disabled veteran, started working... Read More →
15Aug

Jim Shorkey Family Auto Group Re-Hires Sex Offender, Allegedly Forcing One Of His Victims To Work With Him.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Jim Shorkey Family Auto Group for Gender Discrimination and Retaliation Lauren, hired in... Read More →
10Aug

Woman files discrimination complaint, and her employer retaliates by allegedly shutting her into an attic.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against American Beverage Corporation for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Janaye, a lab technician, was... Read More →
09Aug

Disabled employee forced to resign when bosses allegedly threaten to drop his health insurance and block his unemployment compensation claim.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Securitas Security Services USA for Disability Discrimination     Richard joined Securitas Security Services USA... Read More →
08Aug

Long-time employee asserts he was fired because of his age and short term disability.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against New Penn Motor Express, Inc., for Age and Disability Discrimination     Robert began working... Read More →
03Aug

Sandra Lynn’s School of Dance sues former dance instructor for allegedly soliciting the school’s students.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sandra Lynn’s School of Dance Files Lawsuit against Former Dance Instructor Sandra Lynn’s School of Dance invests... Read More →
03Aug

Former instructor allegedly disregards employment contract, costing dance school thousands of dollars.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sandra Lynn’s School of Dance Files Lawsuit against Former Dance Instructor Sandra Lynn’s School of Dance dedicates... Read More →
03Aug

Dance School allegedly loses thousands of dollars after dance instructor violates contract.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sandra Lynn’s School of Dance Files Lawsuit against Former Dance Instructor Sandra Lynn’s School of Dance helps... Read More →

Employment Law Articles

26Jul

What Can I Do If I Get Assaulted by a Fellow Employee?

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Unfortunately, being assaulted by another employee doesn’t mean that your boss has to fire the other employee. While it certainly... Read More →
18Apr

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against TruFood Mfg. Inc and Spartan Staffing

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KM&A Files Lawsuit Against TruFood Mfg. Inc and Spartan Staffing Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC “KM&A” has filed a complaint... Read More →
18Apr

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against W&W Equipment, Inc.

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  Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC “KM&A” has filed a complaint against W&W Equipment, Inc. in the United States District... Read More →
17Apr

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Simplot

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KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Simplot Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC “KM&A” has filed a complaint against Philadelphia Truck Lines in... Read More →
17Apr

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against The Forza Group

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KM&A Files Lawsuit Against The Forza Group Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC “KM&A” has filed a complaint against The Forza... Read More →

General News & Articles

11Dec

How To Fix A Pennsylvania LLC

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When any changes are made to a limited liability company (LLC), both the operating agreement and the articles of organization... Read More →
08Dec

Deployment and Re-Employment Problems: What To Do When You Return to a Lesser Job Position

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Men and women who serve the United States as members of the uniformed services often experience employment discrimination after returning... Read More →
04Dec

What To Do About Principal Harassment of Teachers

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Workplace harassment of teachers by principals, superintendents, and other school administration is far too prevalent. This aggressive harassment eats away... Read More →
28Nov

6 Types of Holiday Workplace Harassment

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In the workplace, the holiday season can include certain employer-encouraged activities to celebrate the most wonderful (and stressful) time of... Read More →
17Nov

LGBT Employment Rights

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LGBT Employment Rights Despite the fact that the LGBT community now has the right to marriage certificates in Pennsylvania, LGBT... Read More →
09Nov

What Are My Employee Rights For A Random Workplace Drug Test?

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Pennsylvania has no rules that regulate or restrict an employer’s ability to demand that workers submit to random workplace drug... Read More →
23Oct

Legalese Guide for Employment Law: A List of Words to Help You Understand Lawyer Speak

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Fondly termed “legalese” or “lawyer speak,” this legal vocabulary can feel like a whole new language for someone who is... Read More →
07Jun

KM&A Secures Judgment for University of Pittsburgh Professor

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Federal Judge: University of Pittsburgh Violated Professor’s Rights In a milestone case, the Federal District Court... Read More →
06Jun

The Pregnancy Rights of Employees

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The Rights of Pregnant Women: Examples of Discrimination and What To Do About It Federal and state law grants no... Read More →
21Feb

What Do I Do About Revenge Pictures?

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The use of revenge pictures is becoming more and more of a widespread problem as uploading photos and photo shopping... Read More →

Business Legal News & Articles

15Mar

Entrepreneur Workshop in Cranberry Township This Saturday

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KM&A Managing Partner David Manes will lead the Entrepreneur Workshop this Saturday at BC3’s campus in Cranberry Township from 9am... Read More →
11Apr

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Dollar General Corporation, Woodrow Davis, and Pamela Biegel

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2016 Kraemer, Manes & associates, LLC “KM&A” has filed a complaint against Dollar General, Woodrow... Read More →
29Feb

KM&A’s Sean Ruppert Teaching Startup Seminar at CMU

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KM&A Attorney Sean Ruppert will be teaching a seminar for startups at CMU next month focusing on insurance issues. The class is offered... Read More →
02Feb

David Manes Will Teach Small Business Classes at Local College

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KM&A Partner David Manes will be teaching two small business classes beginning next week. The classes are designed for small business... Read More →
01Feb

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Eaton Corporation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2015 Kraemer, Manes & Associates, LLC “KM&A” has filed a complaint against Eaton Corporation in... Read More →
23Jun

The “Sideline Activity” Exception

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Will having a side job render me ineligible for unemployment benefits? According to Section 402(h) of the Pennsylvania unemployment law... Read More →
23Jun

What makes an Independent Contractor?

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An independent contractor is an individual who provides some sort of service for another person but differs from an employee.... Read More →
09May

How Do You Form an LLC?

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Forming an LLC or Limited Liability Company can be a complicated process for some individuals. However, the process can be... Read More →
07Apr

No written contract? No problem!

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No written contract? No problem! Sometimes at least… Most Americans and many business people believe that in order to enforce a... Read More →
07Apr

How hiring an attorney can benefit an entrepreneur

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Starting a new small business can be an extremely difficult task. There are likely hundreds of things to be done... Read More →

Litigation Legal News & Articles

31May

Does a Revenge Porn Law Exist in Pennsylvania?

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Although not all states yet have a law that makes revenge porn illegal, Pennsylvania is one state that does have... Read More →
24May

What Can a Revenge Porn Attorney do for me?

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Revenge Porn Attorney Since the rise of revenge porn, lawmakers have been scrambling to establish laws against this crime. Pennsylvania... Read More →
16May

The Effects of Unlawful Revenge Porn

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Unlawful revenge porn or non-consensual pornography impacts the life of the victim in some fairly large ways. In some cases, victims... Read More →
02Mar

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Allegheny County

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Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC (“KM&A”) has filed a complaint against Allegheny County, in the United States District Court for... Read More →
16Feb

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Norfolk Southern Corporation

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Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC (“KM&A”) has filed a complaint against Norfolk Southern Corporation, in the United States District Court... Read More →
01Feb

Revenge Porn In Pennsylvania: What You Should Know

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Revenge porn is a form of sexual assault in which an individual, usually an ex-partner, distributes sexually explicit photos or... Read More →
24Jan

Prevent Revenge Porn: 9 Ways To Protect Your Sexual Privacy

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9 Ways To Protect Your Sexual Privacy Sharing photos and videos has never been so easy. While most of us... Read More →
18Jan

Revenge Pornography On The Rise

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As smartphone usage and selfie-taking rises, revenge pornography provides a new threat to online privacy. Revenge pornography, non-consensual sharing of someone... Read More →
19Dec

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Air Star Transportation & Limousine Services, Inc.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC (“KM&A”) has filed a complaint against Air Star Transportation & Limousine Services,... Read More →
10Jun

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Environmental Recovery Corp.

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Kraemer, Manes & Associates, LLC “KMA” has filed a complaint on behalf of Qamil Gashi, against Environmental Recovery Corporation (“ERC”), Troy... Read More →

Featured Articles

13Dec

Legal Employment Breaks in Pennsylvania

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The federal government does not obligate employers to offer break time to employees. Many employees believe it’s against the law... Read More →
06Dec

Whistleblower Rights: How Employees Are Protected When They Expose An Employer’s Illegal Actions

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An employee who recognizes the illegal practices within a company and chooses to report it can face retaliation, termination, and... Read More →
30Nov

Can I Sue A Contractor For Breach Of Contract After I Receive The Insurance Check?

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The relationship between contractor and home owner is a difficult one since disagreements and problems can occur easily. After all,... Read More →
28Nov

6 Types of Holiday Workplace Harassment

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In the workplace, the holiday season can include certain employer-encouraged activities to celebrate the most wonderful (and stressful) time of... Read More →
28Nov

Wage Theft: How Your Employer Is Stealing From You And What To Do About It

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Employers want money and so do employees so when employers alter an employee’s payment plan illegally, it could be termed... Read More →
21Nov

Signing Termination Papers: What If I Am Forced To Sign?

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Signing Termination Papers: What If I Am Forced To Sign? As an at-will employment state, Pennsylvania permits employers and employees... Read More →
17Nov

LGBT Employment Rights

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LGBT Employment Rights Despite the fact that the LGBT community now has the right to marriage certificates in Pennsylvania, LGBT... Read More →
13Nov

Illegal Interview Questions: 10 Questions That Shouldn’t Be Asked

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Illegal Interview Questions Illegal interview questions can reveal an underlying problem of employment discrimination in a company. Employment law prohibits... Read More →
03Nov

How Many Weeks of FMLA Do Spouses Who Work For The Same Employer Receive?

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This question is extremely common. And the truth is that a couple of different situations govern how much FMLA leave... Read More →
23Oct

Legalese Guide for Employment Law: A List of Words to Help You Understand Lawyer Speak

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Fondly termed “legalese” or “lawyer speak,” this legal vocabulary can feel like a whole new language for someone who is... Read More →
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