Ex-Cohen Seglias Atty Accuses Firm Of Violating FMLA

Law360, Philadelphia (May 9, 2013, 3:18 PM EDT) -- A former Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC attorney launched a suit in Pennsylvania federal court Monday alleging the firm wrongly fired her after she took time off under the Family Medical Leave Act to treat a serious medical condition.

Melissa Angeline, an ex-senior counsel at Cohen Seglias' Philadelphia office, says she was let go shortly after she exhausted her available time off under FMLA for what she says her managers described as a temporary layoff for lack of work. According to the complaint, however,...
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