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Lawsuit States: Elderly Man Killed by Extreme Heat from HVAC System

Scura, Wigfield, Heyer & Stevens, LLP is representing the DiNapoli family who recently filed a lawsuit stating an elderly man was killed in his Bloomfield apartment on Dec. 13, 2015 from extreme heat caused by a defective heating/cooling system.

Bankruptcy Judge Dismisses Harrisburg Petition

According to Bloomberg, the City of Harrisburg's bankruptcy case was thrown out by a bankruptcy court that ruled the city council was not authorized to file the petition for Pennsylvania's capital.

Bankruptcy Group Pushes Principal Pay Down Petition

The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) has developed a Principal Pay Down Plan, which would provide immediate relief for qualified homeowners who find themselves underwater on their mortgages.  Economists and other experts all agree that housing must stabilize before we have a full blown economic recovery.   The Principal Pay Down plan proposes to reduce the interest rate on mortgages to 0% for 5 years, monthly payments would be lowered and every dollar applied to the principal.  This Plan provides multiple benefits.  It would help families trying to save their homes, stabilize communities, and help prop up the ever declining housing market.