Amy Feldman

feldman amy Amy FeldmanAmy E. Feldman is a business commentator and legal business correspondent for KYW Newsradio, bringing her expertise in employment issues and breezy writing style to KYW listeners since 2002.

In addition to her legal reporting for KYW, she is general counsel of the Judge Group Inc., a national placement firm based in West Conshohocken, Pa., where she specializes in employment and consumer-related issues.  She was formerly an associate at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP.

Feldman received both a law degree and a masters of science in education degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and got her BA degree (cum laude in History with distinction in all subjects) at Cornell University.

Other than her four years in Ithaca, NY, Amy has lived in the Delaware Valley all her life.  She and her husband are raising their three children to be avid Phillies fans!

KYW Newsradio’s Schedule of News and Features

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Baseball Players Sue For A Fair Wage

Turns out that while a baseball star’s life can be quite glamorous, getting to the major leagues isn’t. So more than 30 minor leaguers have filed suit.

06/05/2015

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Legal Responsibility For Food Poisoning

If you go to a pot luck, can you sue if you’re sickened by the coleslaw you know sat out for hours?

06/04/2015

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Male Makeup Market Not Regulated By FDA

If you are among the many men now using makeup, you should be aware that what you put on your face is not FDA approved.

06/03/2015

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Bartering Doesn’t Sidestep Taxes

Bartering for goods or services is an $8 billion industry – and Uncle Sam still gets a cut even though there’s no exchange of money.

06/02/2015

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Airline Passengers Not Satisfied Nor Protected

Airline customers who have flights cancelled or significantly delayed should be aware that the law doesn’t really protect you.

06/01/2015

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Can’t Defame The Dead

The point of a lawsuit for defamation isn’t that what was said about you hurt your feelings, but rather that it hurt your earning power.

05/29/2015

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Borrowing From 401(k) Could Be Costly Mistake

While the law allows you to borrow up to $50,000 from your 401(k) plan, there are tax law implications.

05/28/2015

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Even With House Sitter Home May Be At Risk

What should you consider when you hire a house sitter or ask a neighbor to look after your property?

05/27/2015

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Employees Can’t Be Forced Into Lie Detector Test

It is illegal to force employees of private companies to take lie detector tests.

05/26/2015

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Suing Employer For Emotional Distress

In the US, it’s really hard to win a case for intentional infliction of emotional distress against your employer.

05/25/2015

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Slip And Fall Not Open And Shut Case

In order to file a slip and fall lawsuit, it’s not enough to show that you got hurt, you have to show that the other party was negligent.

05/22/2015

Pregnant UPS Employee Alleges Discrimination

Peggy Young was a UPS driver in Atlanta who requested that she be put on light duty when she was pregnant. UPS said no. So she sued.

05/21/2015

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Non-Disclosure Agreement Is Bright Idea

If you have a great idea, get a lawyer or go to the Internet to get a non-disclosure agreement before you share it with anyone.

05/20/2015

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Insurance Coverage May Not Include Natural Disasters

While most insurance covers fires and falling tree limbs, many natural disasters, like hurricanes, tornadoes or floods aren’t covered under standard policies.

05/19/2015

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Eligibility For Public Defender

If you’re in custody or charged with a crime and can’t afford an attorney, one will be provided for you. But what does that really mean?

05/18/2015

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