Media Coverage: Tobacco Surcharge Ruling in Casino Litigation Against Penn National Gaming, Inc.


Stueve Siegel Hanson recently secured a first of its kind ruling granting class certification for casino workers in Missouri and Kansas in a lawsuit against Penn National Gaming Inc.

The lawsuit stems from a tobacco surcharge included in the casinos' health plan that allegedly violates ERISA. The ruling has been reported on by publications including:

This case is part of a larger effort by the firm to investigate potential claims against employers who deduct additional health insurance premiums, fees, or surcharges for tobacco users. Learn more about the firm's tobacco surcharge wage deduction investigation here

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