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

Does Your Boss Have To Pay You For On-Call Time?

Wanna know what Victoria’s real Secret is? You might not get paid as much as you thought.

08/14/2015

Are Selfie Sticks Actually Illegal?

From Disney to the White House, attractions across the country are banning the use of selfie stick.

08/13/2015

Not All Reloadable Bank Cards Are The Same

If you’re sending your kid off to college, you want to be sure that she has enough money in case of emergency, but not so much that she starts to think that the fee for that new music streaming site is an emergency that your credit card will cover.

08/12/2015

What Happens If You Get Insurance Money For Stolen Item Later Returned?

What if you get insurance money for a stolen item that later is located and returned to you?

08/11/2015

Is It Illegal To Spank Your Child?

Delaware is the only state currently to outlaw any physical punishment by a parent.

08/10/2015

Defaming Your Ex Can Be Costly

If you can’t say anything nice about someone, don’t blog about it or it will cost you dearly.

08/07/2015

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The Two Types Of Timeshare Purchases

According to Rick Pons, who just published a book called “Lying for a Living” about his career as a timeshare salesman, the word timeshare has such negative associations for people that salespeople don’t even call it that anymore.

08/06/2015

The Law Of Road Rage

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, up to five percent of all traffic fatalities and injuries are the result of road rage, when physical violence results from a disagreement between two drivers, and aggressive driving.

08/05/2015

Beneficiary On Retirement Account

If the divorce decree says one thing but the beneficiary form says another, which did the Supreme Court just rule takes precedence?

08/04/2015

Family And Medical Leave Act Forms Revised

The Department of Labor just revised forms that employers need to use if an employee needs Family and Medical Leave Act Leave.

08/03/2015

Homeowners And Flood Coverage

Hurricane season is once again upon us.

07/31/2015

When Is It Illegal To Eat A Live Goldfish?

The crime of animal cruelty is about the mental process of the human being and the suffering of the animal.

07/30/2015

Escheat Explained

The idea of the laws, which exist in 29 states plus DC, is that it is safer for heirs if abandoned property is held by the state so banks, stocks, life insurance policies, un-cashed paychecks, must be turned over to the state if they go for 3-10 years without being claimed.

07/29/2015

Vacation Plans And Social Media

This is a reminder to all those people who are in the midst of their Facebook vacation countdown.

07/28/2015

Valets And Drunk Patrons

Bartenders have a duty not to let a drunk patron drive. What about a valet?

07/27/2015

Understanding HSA Vs. FSA Options

What’s the difference between an FSA and an HSA?

07/24/2015

TV Boss Might Force Hockey Players To Shave

We know that company dress codes are legal; but does a boss have the right to tell you to shave facial hair?

07/23/2015

Legal Issues When Moving In With Elderly Parents

If you are considering moving in with aging parents to help care for them, there are legal decisions to make and steps that need to be taken.

07/22/2015

Hiring A Wedding Videographer

To avoid disappointment after your big day, ask for references for people who have worked with the company before, and do independent research to see if complaints have been logged.

07/21/2015

Judge: No Cell Phone For Two Years

A Michigan woman killed a cyclist while she was driving and texting. She received six months in jail plus probation and lost the right to use a cell phone for two years.

07/20/2015

Defining A 911 Emergency

It’s not always so clear when to call 911. Not after every car accident. Not after a robbery.

07/17/2015

What Car Warranties Cover

Most new cars come with two types of warranties: a bumper to bumper general warranty and a powertrain warranty. But that doesn’t mean your car is completely covered.

07/16/2015

Websites Will Need To Be Handicapped Accessible

What is required by law in order to make your website accessible to those with visual, auditory, or other physical handicaps?

07/15/2015

Parents Need Permission To Access College Students Medical Records

Under the law, parents of children over 18 don’t automatically have the right to review their medical records without a HIPAA release form.

07/14/2015

Legal Use Of A Handicap Placard

What is the requirement for using a handicap placard?

07/13/2015

Make Burial Wishes Clear

State laws vary but in general the right to determine the method and place of your burial is yours so write and notarize your wishes before you die – or you may be rolling over in your grave.

07/10/2015

Understanding Viaticals And Their Risks

A viatical settlement is a transaction in which a terminally ill person sells his life insurance policy to a company that pays him a percentage of the policy’s face value, takes over payments, and becomes the beneficiary.

07/09/2015

Keep Your Ice From Becoming Contaminated

A recent study of restaurants in the UK found that samples of ice at six out of ten chain restaurants contained more bacteria than samples of toilet water.

07/08/2015

Operating Under The Influence Has Broad Definition

By Amy E. Feldman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A lawyer in Massachusetts who specializes in drunk driving cases was charged with OUI after a passenger in the boat he was captaining fell out and sustained life […]

07/07/2015

Nanny Cams Not Without Risks

It is legal to videotape people in your home but there are exceptions – and risks.

07/06/2015

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