Highlight: 3rd Circuit Affirms District Court’s Order Granting Class Certification in Case Against Bucks County and Bucks County Correctional Facility

On July 6, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled in favor of Plaintiff Daryoush Taha, who is represented by his counsel Jonathan Shub, Robert J. LaRocca, and Kevin Laukaitis along with co-counsel, Abramson & Denenberg, P.C. Mr. LaRocca argued successfully the case before the Third Circuit panel consisting of… Read More

Little Known NJ Statute (TCCWNA) Causing Retailers Headaches

The rise of modern technology and an increase of people shopping online is giving new awareness to the Truth-In-Consumer Contract Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA). Originally passed in 1982, it allows New Jersey consumers to bring class action lawsuits against retailers who sell consumer products. Though this Act was unnoticed for roughly three decades, now… Read More

Highlight: Seven Kohn Swift Attorneys Named to 2017 Super Lawyers

Kohn Swift is pleased to announce that seven of its attorneys were selected to be included in the list of 2017 Super Lawyers and two were selected as Top 100 Philadelphia Super Lawyers. The seven lawyers are: Douglas A. Abrahams (Antitrust Litigation) George Croner (Business Litigation) William E. Hoese (Antitrust Litigation) Joseph C. Kohn (Antitrust… Read More

KSG Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Gateway Energy Services Corp. and its parent company, Direct Energy Services, Inc. for Overcharging Customers for Energy Service

KSG has filed a class action lawsuit against Gateway Energy Services Corporation and its parent company, Direct Energy Services, Inc. for overcharging thousands of consumers for their gas and/or electricity.  The lawsuit was filed on May 24, 2017 in the United States District Court Southern District of New York, and the case is captioned: Bell… Read More

Kohn, Swift & Graf Achieves Great Result as Third Circuit Vacates Summary Judgment Order and Sends Ambit Energy Case Back to District Court

Kohn, Swift & Graf, along with co-counsel, Marcus & Mack, represent consumers in cases against energy companies that re-sell energy and gas to consumers. The Firm represents Amy Silvis in a  class action against Ambit Northeast, LLC (“Ambit”) alleging that Ambit’s pricing of its variable-rate electricity plan breached her contract. The District Court’s order granted… Read More

Robert LaRocca Elected to Public Interest Law Center Board

The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia (PILCOP) recently elected Robert LaRocca to its Board of Directors. PILCOP has been the law firm to which individuals and organizations turn to address laws, policies and practices that perpetuate discrimination, inequality and poverty. The center partners with community groups, advocacy organizations, private and non-profit law firms and colleges and… Read More

Kohn Swift Attorney Named in 2017 The Best Lawyers in America©

William E. Hoese has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© by Best Lawyers, Inc. in the practice area of Litigation-Antitrust. Best Lawyers  is the oldest, most respected and peer-reviewed attorney ranking service in the world and reflects the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities… Read More