Public Interest

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Public interest law has been a very important part of Feldman & Pinto’s practice over the years. Most of our clients do not have the money to hire a lawyer and have to depend on attorneys who will represent them without charging a fee up front. It is important to us to provide the highest quality professional services to our clients, most of whom have been seriously injured, without concern about their ability to pay. We hope that this evens the playing field between the individual and corporate America.

In 2008, Laura Feldman, of Feldman & Pinto, chaired the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Public Interest Section. The Public Interest Section promotes the interests of the members of the Philadelphia Bar Association who address the legal needs and rights of the poor, minorities, victims of abuse, persons with disabilities, the homeless, and other members of our society who often lack advocates to speak for them. The Public Interest Section provides a forum for new ideas in public interest law, for new directions in volunteer service and for new public-private ventures to benefit disadvantaged populations. It provides continuing legal education to its members and strives to educate and involve the entire bar in issues affecting the public interest.

Through her involvement with the Public Interest Section, Ms. Feldman has become very familiar with the free legal services available to Philadelphians. When there is a need for an attorney to go to court to help protect the client’s rights, the lawyers of Feldman & Pinto are available. By volunteering to help the public interest agencies, they are able to serve more clients and ensure that everyone gets the legal help they need and deserve.

Feldman & Pinto In the News

Credit Cards – Retroactive Rate Increases

Feldman & Pinto is investigating a potential class action lawsuit on behalf of consumers against credit card companies, and American Express in particular, that may be retroactively increasing the interest rates that they charge on outstanding credit card balances. As a result of these practices, credit card companies may be improperly [...]

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Estratest – Non-FDA Approval

Feldman & Pinto is investigating a potential class action lawsuit against Solvay Pharmaceuticals related to its marketing of Estratest, a hormone replacement therapy drug. Estratest is commonly prescribed to women who suffer moderate to severe symptoms associated with menopause. The Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act requires drug manufacturers to receive approval [...]

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Blood Reagents Antitrust Investigation

Feldman & Pinto is investigating a potential class action lawsuit against Immucor, Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics and Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems on behalf of persons and entities that purchased blood reagents or related medical equipment directly from any of these entities at any point after September 2000. These entities develop, manufacture [...]

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Honda Airbag Deployment

Feldman & Pinto is investigating a potential class action lawsuit against Honda America for the possibly defective deployment of airbags in certain model vehicles. It has been reported that the airbags in certain Honda vehicles have been triggered merely by shutting the door of the vehicle or driving around a [...]

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AAA Membership Renewal Backdating

Feldman & Pinto is investigating a potential class action lawsuit on behalf of consumers that renewed their memberships with the American Automobile Association (AAA). AAA is an organization that sells memberships to motorists across the United States. The AAA membership subscription typically lasts for a period of 12 months. We [...]

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Laura Feldman Honored by Philadelphia VIP

In February 2009, Philadelphia VIP recognized Laura Feldman, a partner at Feldman & Pinto, for her outstanding volunteer assistance to VIP clients. Ms. Feldman co-founded and created Feldman & Pinto in 1994 as the first all-female owned trial law firm in Philadelphia. Throughout her accomplished career in trial litigation, Ms. [...]

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