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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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Individual whose position has been abolished must prove that the appointing authority abolished the position in bad faith or in an effort to circumvent the Civil Service Law

Individual whose position has been abolished must prove that the appointing authority abolished the position in bad faith or in an effort to circumvent the Civil Service LawMatter of Terry v County of Schoharie, 2018 NY Slip Op 04612, Appellate … Continue reading

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