Skip to main content
Category

Firm News

Trump’s Disability Lies

By Firm News

If you followed President Trump’s recent State of the Union address, you heard him say that unemployment for Americans with disabilities has reached an all-time low. This assertion, although technically correct, is gravely misleading. True, the unemployment rate for people with disabilities is at a record low of nine percent….

Read More
KFC Breastfeeding Discrimination

KFC Breastfeeding Discrimination

By Firm News

A jury in Delaware has found that a Kentucky Fried Chicken franchisee must pay a former employee over $1.5 million for workplace discrimination that ultimately made her unable to breastfeed her child. Autumn Lampkins filed the suit in U.S. District Court, alleging that her co-workers and supervisors at KFC and…

Read More
Spanish Nuclear Disaster Update

Spanish Nuclear Disaster Update

By Firm News

The Department of Veterans Affairs will now be forced to identify how many troops have been exposed to radioactive debris stemming from a 1966 plane crash, thanks to the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. In January 1966, a B-52 crashed into a KC-135 off the coast of…

Read More
VA Appeals Process Changes

VA Appeals Process Changes

By Firm News

Congress passed sweeping legislation in August 2017 to overhaul the veteran disability appeals process.  Now that legislation is about to be put in place. Starting next month, veterans whose disability claims are denied will have new, streamlined options to appeal the initial decision. Veterans will now have three options for…

Read More
DUI Cannabis

DUI Cannabis

By Firm News

Many states now allow marijuana use for medical reasons, and others are exploring permissible recreational use.  Since this is largely unchartered territory where driving is concerned, many policymakers are considering how to address issues of driving under the influence of cannabis. To be sure, cannabis alters behavior, and that, unquestionably,…

Read More
Drone Protection

Drone Protection

By Firm News

Drones, once limited to science fiction, are now everywhere.  People enjoy them recreationally, and some companies use them to deliver packages.  But drones equipped with cameras pose risks to privacy and security for unsuspecting individuals. In October 2017, Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf signed a bill into law that provides warranted…

Read More

Millions Obtained For Injured Clients

By Firm News

Over the past two years, the Personal Injury Department at Jeffrey Freedman Attorneys has successfully helped numerous injured clients receive the compensation deserved after suffering significant and life-changing injuries caused by the fault of others. Below, we highlight just a few: Prior to trial, we secured a settlement providing income…

Read More

Future Attorneys

By Firm News

  We are delighted that three of our staff members have decided to pursue a career in law and are starting law school this fall.  As pictured, they are left to right: Allison Cullens – Albany Law School; Austin St. Laurent – Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and Charles…

Read More