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

Buying Foreclosed Home May Not Be Worth It

If the sale price of a foreclosed upon home sounds too good to be true. It may well be.

07/03/2015

Most Embezzlers Are Middle Aged Women

Court records indicate 60% of embezzlers are female, and the median age is 50.

07/02/2015

Jury Still Out On E-Cigarettes

Right now, no states have banned the use of e-cigarettes completely but 18 states have set limits.

07/01/2015

Cell Phone Jammers Are Available – But Illegal

What’s a cell phone jammer and why don’t we all have one?

06/30/2015

Synthetic Drugs Are Illegal

With all the talk about legalizing marijuana, the question is…what about synthetic drugs?

06/29/2015

Legally Collecting Workers’ Compensation Benefits

How hurt do you have to be to collect workers comp disability payments and what is the legal standard?

06/26/2015

Watch Where You Point That Laser

Because it’s a violation of federal law, the FAA requires pilots in the US to report any laser aimed at their aircraft. In 2014, they reported almost 4000.

06/24/2015

Understand Your Lawyers’ Specialty

Lawyers specialize. So, if you are facing a criminal charge, find a criminal lawyer, not just a guy with a law degree.

06/24/2015

FDA Allows Rat Hair And Other Food ‘Defects’

The law recognizes that food manufacturing is not a perfect system, and allows “defects” including mold, rodent hairs and insect larvae.

06/23/2015

When Man’s Best Friend Must Be Buckled Up

Many states have specific laws about driving with your dog.

06/22/2015

Cashed Check Equals Settlement

When is cashing a check for a billion dollars a mistake? Ask the ex- Mrs. Hamm.

06/19/2015

How Wasting Time At Work Could Cost You

If you’re wasting time at work can your boss dock your pay?

06/18/2015

Legal Recourse For Bad Grades

You pay tuition, how much recourse do you have if you get a bad grade?

06/17/2015

Layaway Plan Could Cost You

If you’re already thinking of Christmas, you may be considering layaway. Make sure you understand the layaway plan.

06/16/2015

For Profit v. Non-Profit Colleges

What is the difference between a for profit college and a non-profit college and how do you know which one it is?

06/15/2015

Leaving Child In Car Often Illegal

Is it endangerment if a child left by a parent in a car is not physically, mentally, or emotionally impaired?

06/12/2015

Protecting Employees Who Use Medical Marijuana

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against a Rhode Island employer who refuses to hire users of medical marijuana.

06/11/2015

Crowdfunding To Be Regulated

Even with crowd funding, legitimate companies can still seek only accredited investors.

06/09/2015

QTIP Clarifies Inheritance

If you have children by someone other than your current spouse, estate law experts suggest something called a QTIP, a Qualified Terminable Interest Property Trust.

06/08/2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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