Goldman Scarlato & Penny Partner Nominated For American Antitrust Institute Award

Earlier today, the American Antitrust Institute (AAI) announced its selection of leading legal practitioners and economists to be recognized at the AAI 2015 Antitrust Enforcement Awards. Goldman Scarlato & Penny partner Brian D. Penny was named a finalist for the award of Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement by a Young Lawyer. Mr. Penny received this honor… Read more »

Experian and T-Mobile Data Breach Investigation

Goldman Scarlato & Penny, P.C. is investigating a possible claim on behalf of persons whose private information was compromised as a result of a data breach announced by credit reporting agency Experian on October 1, 2015.  The breach compromised the records of about 15 million people.  According to Experian, the breach occurred on a server… Read more »

Goldman Scarlato & Penny Investigates VW Clean Diesel Scandal

  Goldman Scarlato & Penny, P.C. is investigating a possible claim on behalf of persons who purchased certain Volkswagen and Audi TDI Clean Diesel (“TDI”) automobiles between 2009 and 2015.  Volkswagen has admitted that it cheated on pollution tests for TDI motors installed in 11 million vehicles worldwide.  This VW clean diesel scandal affects approximately… Read more »

Excellus Data Breach Investigation

Goldman Scarlato & Penny, P.C. is investigating a possible claim on behalf of persons whose private information was compromised as a result of a data breach announced by health insurance provider Excellus BlueCross BlueShield (“Excellus”) on September 9, 2015. According to news reports, “Excellus is the largest health insurer in the Rochester, N.Y., region with… Read more »

GSP Investigating BB&T’s Forced Place Insurance Practices

Goldman Scarlato & Penny, P.C. is investigating a possible claim on behalf of borrowers who obtained a mortgage through Branch Banking & Trust Company (“BB&T”) and who had a hazard, flood or wind insurance policy from American Security Insurance Company (“ASIC”) placed on their home by BB&T.  This practice is known as forced place insurance… Read more »

Goldman Scarlato & Penny Investigating MIE Data Breach

Goldman Scarlato & Penny has filed a complaint in the Northern District of Indiana on behalf of all persons and entities whose private information was compromised as a result of a data breach announced by Medical Informatics Engineering, Inc. (“MIE”) on June 10, 2015. MIE is an information and technology company specializing in custom solutions… Read more »

Goldman Scarlato & Penny Investigating OPM Data Breach

GSP, P.C. is investigating a possible claim on behalf of all persons, including federal employees, whose private information was compromised as a result of the data breaches announced by the Office of Personnel Management (“OPM”) on June 4, 2015 and July 9, 2015. On June 4, 2015, the OPM announced that it would notify approximately… Read more »

AT&T Fined for Throttling Mobile Customers’ Internet Speed

And Why Arbitration Clauses are Preventing Customers from Doing Anything about It Last week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) accused AT&T Mobility of a practice known as “throttling” – severely reducing data speeds after a customer reaches a certain limit on data usage in a single billing period, even though a customer purchased an “unlimited”… Read more »

Had Enough of Those Telemarketing Calls & Spam Texts?

YOU CAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT THEM AS NEW FCC RULINGS STRENGTHEN PROTECTIONS FOR CONSUMERS    On June 18, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission adopted a package of rulings designed to protect consumers against unwanted robocalls, spam texts, and telemarketing calls.  Through the rulings, the FCC affirmed consumers’ rights to control the calls they receive and… Read more »

GOLDMAN SCARLATO & PENNY, P.C. Investigates IRS Data Breach

GSP, P.C. is investigating a possible claim on behalf of taxpayers in connection with the recent announcement that personal data of approximately 104,000 taxpayers has been stolen via the IRS “Get Transcript” online system. Get Transcript allows a taxpayer to use the IRS website to download tax forms that the taxpayers might need for other… Read more »