Philadelphia Attorneys Eric Young and Brandon Lauria announced the formation of McEldrew Young in October 2014 to join forces with Jim McEldrew and his law firm of Trial Attorneys. Eric and Brandon will continue to represent their past clients under the new law firm name.
The new McEldrew Young office is located three floors above the old office in Center City. We are still in the Wells Fargo Building, located at 123 S. Broad St. at the corner of Broad Street and Sansom Street. Our office is Suite 2250. Upon entering, use the elevator bank on the right to go to the 22nd floor. Follow the sign to the right to reach our office at the end of the hall.
We remain available to meet with UFCW Local 1776 clients at our Blue Bell satellite office for your convenience. Please schedule an appointment to ensure that one of our attorneys is there for your appointment. It is not possible to “drop-in” to this office without an appointment.
Eric, Brandon and Young Law Group are still reachable by telephone at (215) 367-5151 or (800) 590-4116.
Young Law Group’s Success
Eric Young and the attorneys of Young Law Group represented the accountant whistleblower who received the first reward authorized by the Internal Revenue SErvice under section 7623(b). The individual reported it internally first but the Fortune 500 company did nothing. He ultimately received an award of $4.5 million for his assistance to the IRS.
Qui Tam Whistleblower
Young Law Group successfully represented the whistleblower in the False Claims Act case against Denver Health & Hospital Authority. The DHHA paid $6.3 million to settle claims it improperly billed Medicare and Medicaid for short hospital stays as if they were inpatient stays instead of less expensive outpatient or observation stays.
Young Law Group successfully represented groups of employees at several companies in wage and hour litigation against their employers in order to recover wages that were owed to the workforce.
UFCW Local 1776
Eric Young’s law firm represented a number of members of the UFCW Local 1776 in legal matters involving family law, criminal defense, estate planning and real estate.
About McEldrew Young
Please Welcome Jim McEldrew, Tom Dinan and Dan Purtell.
The addition of Jim McEldrew and his team enhance the trial capabilities of the Philadelphia law firm for clients of Eric Young and Brandon Lauria. In their practice, Eric and Brandon frequently represent whistleblowers reporting fraud to the U.S. Government. Because of limited resources, the government can not prosecute all of the cases whistleblowers and their attorneys bring to them under the False Claims Act.
Jim, Tom and Dan’s practice involves representing clients in catastrophic injury litigation from medical malpractice, serious transportation accidents (car, truck, bus and railroad), nursing home abuse and FELA cases. Jim and his firm also represents whistleblowers reporting health care fraud, securities violations and tax evasion.
Jim McEldrew has recovered more than $100 million on behalf of clients during his career as a trial attorney in Philadelphia. He is a Past President of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association. He has lectured about the law at various classes, workshops and schools.
Left to Right: Dan Purtell, Jim McEldrew and Tom Dinan