Assistant professor interviewed about recent legal ruling dismissing a local homeowner's suit against unfair trade practices

Richard HeppnerRichard Heppner, assistant professor of law, was interviewed by the Pittsburgh Business Times about the recent legal ruling dismissing a local homeowner's suit against unfair trade practices, which may have major implications for consumer protection cases in Pennsylvania. In the interview, Heppner said, "You can expect lawyers that have those potential claims to start bringing them right away," he said, further explaining how before now people might avoid adding federal claims to their cases. "You'll see more of those kinds of cases being filed." You can read the full interview here.

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