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3rd Cir. Finds Aspects of Collection Letter Susceptible to Multiple Interpretations
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2018

A debt collector sent a letter to a consumer stating: “We can’t change the past, but we can help with your future.” The letter contained three payment


Pennsylvania Supreme Court: Royalty Payments Not Subject to Sales and Use Tax
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2018

On October 25, 2018, in Downs Racing, LP v. Commonwealth, a unanimous Pennsylvania Supreme Court partially reversed the Commonwealth Court and held


“Significant Abuses of the Statutory Scheme:” District Court Criticizes Practice of Regular Extensions of the FCA Seal Period
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • November 7 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently refused to extend the period during which a False Claims Act (FCA) action


Court grants class certification to consumers alleging law firm collection letters violated FDCPA
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2018

On October 31, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted class certification for a group of debtors in three states


Plaintiffs Must Do More Than Claim A Breach of Fiduciary Duty to State An ERISA Claim
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2018

A recent case from the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reaffirms the basic principle that a threshold element of any ERISA claim is pleading the


District Court Holds Collection Letter’s Validation Notice Ambiguous in Light of Third Circuit Precedent that All Disputes be Made in Writing
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2018

On October 31, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued an opinion in Guzman v. HOVG, LLC, No. 18-3013, (E.D. Pa. Oct. 31, 2018), denying a debt


Third Circuit Confirms Right to Immediate Possession in Federal Condemnation Actions
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2018

On Oct. 30, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a precedential opinion confirming what other federal courts already have made


PA Commonwealth Court Finds Municipalities Lack Authority to Regulate Environmental Issues Reserved to PADEP
  • Manko Gold Katcher & Fox
  • USA
  • November 1 2018

Last week, the Commonwealth Court decided that municipalities lack the authority to regulate in the areas of environmental protection reserved to the


WPI State of the States: What State and Local Measures Will Appear on the Ballot?
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • November 1 2018

After the California legislature adjournedsending several noteworthy labor and employment bills to Governor Brown for his veto or signature in


Commonwealth Court Rejects ERA Challenge, Affirms Ordinance Allowing Unconventional Wells in Residential and Agricultural Areas
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • November 1 2018

On October 26, 2018, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, in Frederick v. Allegheny Township (2295 C.D. 2015, 2018 WL 5303462), upheld Allegheny