Frederick Law Group, PLLC
863 Philadelphia Street
Indiana, PA 15701
Troy M. Frederick focuses his practice on helping catastrophically injured people.
Wrongful Death Industrial Accidents Products Liability Consumer Class Actions Catastrophic Personal Injury Motor Vehicle Accidents Medical Malpractice Dangerous Drugs and Medical Devices Motor Vehicle Defects Premises Liability Animal Attacks Natural Gas and Oil Well Drilling Injuries
Mr. Frederick prepared and argued, in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, the seminal case Shiner v. Ralston, 2013 PA Super 33, 64 A.3d 1 (Pa. Super. Ct. 2013), which established the Sudden Medical Emergency Defense for the first time in Pennsylvania. To learn more about this case please read the featured article in the April 5, 2013, Indiana Gazette.
Mr. Frederick scored a significant victory when the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit vacated a district court's order dismissing a proposed consumer rights class action lawsuit against Ambit Energy. In Silvis v. Ambit Energy, et al., Defendant Ambit Energy is accused of charging exorbitant electricity rates and breaching its contract with Ms. Silvis and the Proposed Class by failing to set its rates based on the factors outlined in its contract. Because of this significant victory in the Third Circuit, Ms. Silvis' lawsuit will proceed with the goal of securing a just result for Ms. Silvis and thousands of potential class members across Pennsylvania. Troy M. Frederick, along with co-counsel Kohn Swift & Graf, P.C., represents Ms. Silvis and the proposed class. Read the entire opinion here.
Mr. Frederick is currently litigating numerous multi-state class actions, encompassing hundreds of thousands of people, against Electric Generation Suppliers for breaking their contracts with customers by overcharging them for electricity by more than 300% in some cases.
Mr. Frederick is co-counsel in a proposed nationwide class action/multidistrict litigation, filed in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, against Air Methods Corporation and Rocky Mountain Holdings, LLC, related to alleged overcharging for emergency medical helicopter transport. In many instances, victims have been billed more than $47,000 for less than 100 miles of emergency medical helicopter transportation.
Mr. Frederick is lead counsel in a proposed class action lawsuit against REA Energy Cooperative, Inc. for refusing to return tens of millions of dollars of patronage capital to its current and former electric customers/members. Mr. Frederick is co-counsel in a proposed class action, filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, against Med-Trans Corporation and Air Medical Group Holdings, Inc. related to alleged overcharging for emergency medical helicopter transport. In many instances, victims have been billed tens of thousands of dollars for less than 100 miles of emergency medical helicopter transportation.
Mr. Frederick is pleased to announce that a $1,250,000 settlement has been reached, pending final Court approval, in a class action lawsuit against U.S. Gas & Electric, Inc., Energy Services Providers, Inc., and Pennsylvania Gas & Electric (collectively, "PAG&E"). The case is caption is: Sobiech v. U.S. Gas & Electric, Inc., United States District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Civil Action No. 2:14-cv-04464. Marcus & Mack represents the plaintiff in this case, and Mr. Frederick has been appointed Class Counsel representing all class members. Plaintiff alleges that Defendants' acts and omissions in connection with its electric energy supply activities in Pennsylvania constitute breach of contract and breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing and warrant declaratory relief and damages as a result.More information about the settlement can be found at https://www.paenergysettlement.com/.
To file a claim online, please go to: https://www.paenergysettlement.com/Home/SubmitClaim.
You will also find instructions about how to file a claim by mail at: https://www.paenergysettlement.com/Home/SubmitClaim.
Vermont Law School, South Royalton, Vermont Master of Studies in Environmental Law cum laude - 2008 Major: Environmental Law Vermont Law School, South Royalton, Vermont Juris Doctorate - 2007 The Schreyer Honors College, The Pennsylvania State University at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College Bachelor of Arts - 2002 Schreyer's Scholar Honors: Graduated with Honors and High Distinction Major: Political Science
Pro Hac Vice Admission to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, 2017 U.S. District Court for Colorado, 2016 Pro Hac Vice Admission to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2016 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2016 U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2014 Pennsylvania State Supreme Court, 2008 U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 2008
Shiner v. Ralston, 2013 PA Super 33, 64 A.3d 1 (Pa. Super. Ct. 2013)
Professional Associations & Memberships
Allegheny County Bar Association, Member, September 2015 - present National Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2015 - present The American Association For Justice, Member, September 2015 - present Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, 2008 - Present Indiana County Bar Association, Member, 2009 - Present
Honors & Awards
National Trial Lawyers: Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association Top 25 National Trial Lawyers Association - Top 40 under 40, Pennsylvania - 2017 National Trial Lawyers Association - Top 40 under 40, Pennsylvania - 2016 National Trial Lawyers Association - Top 40 under 40, Pennsylvania - 2015 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star - 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star - 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star - 2015
Troy M. Frederick, Attorney at Law, Erie Pennsylvania, Attorney, 2008 - 2009 Erie County Court of Common Pleas, Honorable Michael E. Dunlavey, Law Clerk, 2008