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How Does Your State Structure Its Individual Income Tax Brackets?

Like the federal income tax, 33 states and the District of Columbia have a graduated-rate state individual income tax, with tax rates that get progressively higher with increases in income. However, significant variation exists among states in both the number … Continue reading

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RECORD SETTING SEXUAL ABUSE SETTLEMENT AGAINST THE CATHOLIC CHURCH – LARGEST INDIVIDUAL AWARD ON RECORD –

We are pleased to announce that our partners, NYC Personal Injury Lawyers Ben Rubinowitz and Peter Saghir have obtained a record setting settlement on behalf of four young boys who were sexually abused by a worker at a local catholic … Continue reading

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Determining if an employer-employee relationship existed for the purposes of determining providing unemployment insurance coverage to an individual

Determining if an employer-employee relationship existed for the purposes of determining providing unemployment insurance coverage to an individualMatter of New York State Sheriffs' Assn., Inc. (Commissioner of Labor), 2018 NY Slip Op 05644, Appellate Division, Third DepartmentNew York State Sheriffs' … Continue reading

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Fourth Amendment Protections in the Digital Age: Carpenter v. United States and What It Means for Individual Privacy Rights (Authored by Faruki Summer Associate John R. Bernans)

In today’s digital world, an individual’s reasonable expectation of privacy is constantly under the microscope.  So much of our lives are conducted through our phones, tablets, and computers and we rely on these devices for our professional, personal, and financial … Continue reading

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Court Rejects Individual Pattern and Practice Claim and Enforces Arbitration Agreement in Discrimination Case

By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Michael L. DeMarino Seyfarth Synopsis:  In the midst of a legal landscape that is seemingly pro-arbitration, employers should recognize that employees still have a few strategies to oppose arbitration or invalidate an arbitration agreement. … Continue reading

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