Pa. Justices Could Shift State's Consumer Litigation

Law360 (August 15, 2019, 12:49 PM EDT) -- The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania recently announced it will hear Gregg v. Ameriprise Financial,[1] a dispute over the culpability standard for the “catch-all” provision of Pennsylvania’s Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law.[2] That statute allows consumers who purchase goods or services to sue vendors who engage in “fraudulent or deceptive conduct” that “creates a likelihood of confusion or of misunderstanding” during a transaction.[3] Depending on how the Supreme Court decides the case, Gregg could profoundly change the field of consumer protection litigation in Pennsylvania.

In Gregg, the plaintiffs met with a financial adviser, who persuaded them to liquidate their life...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS