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Category Archives: Class Action

Class Action Employment Discrimination

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this June 29, 2020 at 2:42 pm
Class Action Lawsuits for Employment Discrimination    Do you have an employment discrimination class action case? Our expert attorneys are actively representing clients in class action employment discrimination matters. If you have been discriminated against in the workplace, and believe other employees you work with have as well, we may be able to help. Are you aware of other employees...
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NTM Class Action

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 23, 2019 at 1:43 pm
A class action lawsuit (“the Lawsuit”) was filed on behalf of all individuals who underwent open heart surgery at WellSpan York Hospital between October 1, 2011 and July 24, 2015 or Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center between November 5, 2011 and November 5, 2015 who have not been diagnosed with and do not have current symptoms of non-tuberculous...
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Flavors in e-cigarettes could pose heart health risk

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this May 29, 2019 at 10:40 am
Some flavorings in electronic cigarettes ("e-cigarettes"), even without nicotine, can increase the risk of heart disease. Dr. Joseph Wu, director of Stanford University's cardiovascular institute, and his team published a study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that found human cells exposed to e-cigarette flavors indicated blood vessel dysfunction. Overall, the type of cells studied that line...
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Pennsylvania Superior Court Unanimously Affirms Ruling in McDonalds Debit Card Decision

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 24, 2016 at 3:37 pm
In a unanimous decision, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania has upheld the decision of a Common Pleas Court, ruling that 16 McDonalds restaurants violated the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law (WPCL) by requiring their employees to accept debit cards as their form of payment. Such use of debit cards for payroll purposes stood in direct opposition to Pennsylvania law...
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The Legal Intelligencer: Consumer Class Actions on the Rise

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this May 16, 2016 at 3:31 pm
Anapol Weiss’ growing consumer class action practice was highlighted in a Legal Intelligencer article published today. Firm Shareholder Sol Weiss told reporter Lizzy McLellan that consumer class actions are on the rise, as both federal and state courts have recently been more receptive to class action suits. “These are cases that are making the big corporations act responsibly and the best...
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Are More PA Employees Paid Exclusively Through Payroll Debit Cards?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this January 12, 2016 at 3:30 pm
A recent article published in The Legal Intelligencer highlighted notable opinions from Pennsylvania’s state and federal courts with regard to class action lawsuits. One of the cases mentioned was the recent class action filed on behalf of 2,380 former and current McDonald's employees whose franchisee had paid them with fee-laden debit cards. The Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas certified...
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PA Employees Receiving Payroll Debit Cards: What You Need to Know

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this December 1, 2015 at 3:56 pm
A judge ruled in June 2015 that Pennsylvania McDonald's franchise owners Albert and Carol Mueller broke the law by paying thousands of employees with mandatory payroll debit cards that were brimming with fees. The ruling in Luzerne County was a victory for more than 2,000 plaintiffs in the class action lawsuit, which argued that the card system forced employees to...
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