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Lawsuits & Press Releases

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 →
11Oct

Owner Sexually Harasses Six Employees, Allegedly Saying, “I Can Do Whatever The Fuck I Want In My Salon.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Six Employees File Lawsuits Against Artisun Tanning For Gender Discrimination Kristin, Jo Lynn, Christen, Sierra, Hannah, and... 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 →
02Aug

Etimine USA, Inc., allegedly breaks contract with employee and fails to pay severance package.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Etimine USA. Gokhan, former president and CEO of Etimine USA, a business of... Read More →
01Aug

Wexford Healthcare Center allegedly terminates nurse due to work-related injury.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Wexford Healthcare Center for Disability Discrimination   Vinetta, a Licensed Practical Nurse, started working... Read More →
28Jul

Woman asserts her termination reveals disparity in treatment between men and women workers.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Woman Files Lawsuit against Genco, Inc., for Disability Discrimination. Plagued by life limiting conditions, such as high... Read More →
27Jul

Man allegedly arrested for following someone “in public.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Man Files Lawsuit against Officer Culp at Oil City Police Department for Prosecution without Cause.      Randy became... Read More →
27Jul

Diabetic man allegedly terminated because he lost consciousness twice due to low blood sugar.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Man Files Lawsuit against Wal-Mart for Disability Discrimination. Timothy was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes in 2006.... Read More →
26Jul

Black man allegedly fired right after starting new job due to previously filed lawsuit.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against U.S. Liner for Race Discrimination and Retaliation       Larry landed a job as a... Read More →
26Jul

Man with Parkinson’s disease allegedly terminated because he required doctor visits.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Towsley’s, Inc., for Disability Discrimination            Nelson suffers from Parkinson’s disease, sciatica pain, scoliosis,... Read More →
21Jul

University Allegedly Blocks Older Worker’s Job Applications After Encouraging Her With False Hope

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Widener University for Age Discrimination After over thirty years of dedicated work at... Read More →
20Jul

A concerned employee exercises her right to freedom of speech and loses her job.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Susquehanna County for Violating her Right to Free Speech Lisa, an employee with... Read More →
20Jul

Allegheny Valley Schools allegedly subjects pregnant house manager to discrimination and harassment.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Allegheny Valley Schools for Pregnancy Discrimination and Hostile Work Environment When Sara accepted... Read More →
19Jul

Female Patrolman allegedly faces discipline while male coworkers do not and is overlooked routinely for promotions, despite years of experience.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Mercyhurst University for Sex Discrimination           Diane, a patrolman, served for four years at... Read More →
11Jul

Joy Global allegedly justifies the sexual harassment of a female employee because she “sometimes laugh[s] at dirty jokes.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files a Complaint against Joy Global, Inc. for Gender Discrimination Pamela, the rare female at Joy... Read More →
10Jul

Man fired immediately after filing for Workers’ Compensation.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files a Complaint against Neville Galvanizing for Disability Discrimination Timothy, a former worker with Neville Galvanizing,... 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 →
23Apr

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against THD At-Home Services, Inc.

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Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC (“KM&A”) has filed a complaint against THD At-Home Services, Inc., t/d/b/a Home Depot, Inc. t/d/b/a... 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 →

General News & Articles

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 →
09Feb

Revenge Porn Photos: What To Do

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Revenge porn photos threaten not only the livelihoods of adults but the well-being of teenagers. Briefly, revenge porn is the... 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 →
19Jun

KM&A Obtains over 1,000 Petition Signatures at Pridefest 2014

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On Sunday, June 15, Kraemer, Manes & Associates collected 1,173 signatures on their petition to End LGBT Employment Discrimination.  The... Read More →
16Jun

KM&A Celebrates PrideFest 2014

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On June 15, 2014, Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC celebrated PrideFest with the greater Pittsburgh area and the LGBT community... Read More →
04Jun

Injury Attorney Erin Rudert Joins KM&A

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Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC welcomes its newest attorney this week, Erin Rudert. Attorney Rudert will be managing the personal injury... Read More →
03Apr

One Executor- Or Two?

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One of the most important things people can do when planning their future is to plan their will.  It gives... Read More →
14Mar

Elder Abuse- Signs and What You Can Do About It

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       Unfortunately, elder abuse is becoming more common.  Elder abuse most often occurs where the older person lives, whether that’s... 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 →
23Apr

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against THD At-Home Services, Inc.

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Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC (“KM&A”) has filed a complaint against THD At-Home Services, Inc., t/d/b/a Home Depot, Inc. t/d/b/a... Read More →
02Mar

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Mosebach Manufacturing Company

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Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC (“KM&A”) has filed a complaint against Mosebach Manufacturing Company, in the United States District Court... 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 →

Featured Articles

25Feb

KM&A Files Federal Defamation Lawsuit Against Karen Marsich

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2016 Kraemer, Manes & Associates, LLC “KM&A” has filed a defamation complaint on behalf of... Read More →
14Jul

New Overtime Laws in Pennsylvania Beginning in 2016

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Pennsylvania’s New Overtime Laws & Rules Prior to 2016, if an employee made less $23,600 per year or less than... Read More →
16Feb

Eleventh Amendment as a Bar to Federal Lawsuits Against State Employers

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Employment discrimination lawsuits are on a rise. Typically, individuals bring discrimination lawsuits under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990... Read More →
02Feb

Religious Accommodations under Title VII

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Religious accommodations are becoming an increasingly important area of interest for Employers. Workplaces are now comprised of employees with more... Read More →
21Jan

How to prove a claim for Reverse Discrimination

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Most employment discrimination cases revolve around the minority. A typical employment lawsuit will have a minority member of a class... Read More →
06Jan

How Technology is changing an Attorney’s Duties under the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct

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Prior to the technology boom, attorneys could sit idly back and claim tech-ignorance. Since November 21, 2013, that is simply... Read More →
09Dec

When to file Employment Discrimination Claims in Federal Court

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When filing an employment discrimination lawsuit in Federal Court like the Western District of Pennsylvania, a thought typically crosses every... Read More →
25Nov

Can individuals be singled out in employment discrimination lawsuits? 42 U.S.C. §1983 and how it relates to employment discrimination lawsuits

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When you hear that an employer has “discriminated” against an employee, the key question is what type of discrimination occurred?... Read More →
11Nov

Is obesity considered a “disability” under the ADA?

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The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”) prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities. It ensures equal opportunity in employment... Read More →
28Oct

When Does an Employer Have to Engage in the Interactive Process under the ADA?

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) provides protection for “disabled individuals” who are currently employed or seeking employment. If an... Read More →
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