Debt Collection on Unauthorized Fees

December 19, 2018- Earlier this month, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey granted class certification to a group of borrowers alleging that a debt collection company misrepresented late charges accruing on student loan debt after default, in violation of the FDCPA.

KS&G Attorney, Kevin Laukaitis Quoted in Article

KSG attorney, Kevin Laukaitis, was quoted in an article written by Food Drive titled “5 lawsuits that could change the food industry”. The Food Drive article explores the increased amount of lawsuits surrounding false labeling claims. Mr. Laukaitis discusses the “healthy product” marketing trend in which companies falsely label their products in attempts to persuade… Read More

PG&E Lawsuit Filed for California Camp Fire

December 12, 2018- A class action lawsuit has been filed against Pacific Gas & Electric Company (“PG&E”) for allegedly causing the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in modern California history, which razed more than 150,000 acres across parts of Butte and Plumas counties, destroying homes, businesses, and lives.

KS&G Investigates Columbia University for Sex Abuse Allegations

December 11, 2018- Kohn, Swift & Graf, P.C. is currently investigating Columbia University’s role in covering up reports of sexual abuse by staff gynecologist, Robert Hadden. Pending Civil Suit Earlier this month, seventeen women filed a lawsuit against Columbia University and its associated hospitals for ignoring two decades’ worth of complaints of sexual abuse by… Read More

KS&G Sues Marriott for Privacy Breach

December 10, 2018- Kohn, Swift & Graf has filed a class action lawsuit against Marriott International, Inc. for failure to secure and safeguard their customers’ information including their names, birthdates, locations, email addresses, payment card information and passport information.

ITT Students Debt Forgiven

December 5, 2018- Just last week, a federal judge approved a settlement confirming that 750,000 former students were cheated by the company and cancelling every dollar of student debt held by the for-profit-school.

Southern California Edison Sued for Wildfire

December 3, 2018- Southern California Edison has allegedly been blamed for the Woolsey Fire, which killed three people and burned nearly 100,000 acres in Los Angeles and Ventura counties starting on November 8th. lawsuit filed for destruction caused by woolsey fire A Ventura County resident has filed a lawsuit against Southern California Edison alleging that… Read More

Employees’ Electronic Data Must Be Protected

Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that companies now have a common law duty to protect employee data if it is electronically stored. Read more here about possible future litigation in Pennsylvania.