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Election of Remedies in Discrimination Cases

Perhaps one of the most important decisions you and your Westchester County discrimination lawyer can make is which forum to pursue your employment discrimination case. There are, generally, two options. The employment discrimination case can be brought in an administrative proceeding through the New York State Division of Human Rights or you can choose to file a lawsuit in New York Civil Courts. The decision on where to file is critical to how your case will progress. 

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Posted on July 28, 2014 in For Our Clients, Sexual Harassment and Discrimination

Peer to Peer Sexual Harassment and School Liability

For years schools have been held to stand “in loco parentis” meaning that they stand in the stead of parents while the children are at school. Unfortunately, bullying in the form of sexual harassment, has become a widespread problem at primary and secondary schools and colleges.

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Posted on July 22, 2014 in For Our Clients, Personal Injury

Unpaid Interns and Wages Due

For many years people presumed that interns need not receive a wage because they were “learning on the job.” A Brewster Employment Lawyer, however, can review your employment arrangements to ensure that you are not an intent that is entitled to wages. If you have worked as an unpaid intern you may be entitled to payment for your work, even if there was a signed contract identifying you as an intern.

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Posted on July 10, 2014 in For Our Clients

What Damages are Available in Employment Discrimination Cases

One of the most common questions asked by people who have been unfairly discriminated against by their employer is “what damages can I recover in my case?” There are variety of damages that can be sought by your White Plains Discrimination Lawyers. Each type of damage is discussed in turn:

 

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Posted on July 5, 2014 in For Our Clients, Sexual Harassment and Discrimination

Winter Driving

The Northeastern United States is known for having severe winter storms that can include significant accumulations of snow and ice, as well as bitterly cold temperatures. These conditions can make driving extremely dangerous, and every year thousands of people are injured in accidents involving winter weather. While some winter weather accidents are unavoidable, drivers still owe other people on the roads a duty to drive in a manner suitable for the conditions, notes White Plains personal injury lawyers. 

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Posted on January 13, 2014 in For Our Clients, Personal Injury

15 Million Surge Protectors Recalled Due to Fire Risk

When consumers purchase products for their use, they rightfully expect those products to be safe to use as intended and not present an unreasonable risk of injury. Unfortunately, this is not always the case, and every year thousands of people are injured each year by poorly designed, manufactured, or marketed products. The types of products that can cause injury due to defects include seemingly innocuous items such as baby strollers to inherently dangerous power tools. 

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Posted on October 28, 2013 in For Our Clients, Personal Injury

How is Child Custody Determined in New York?

Determining child custody can be a complicated legal issue, whether as part of a divorce or as an isolated legal matter. When child custody is contested, the interactions between parties can often become extremely hostile and acrimonious, which generally is not a positive experience for anyone, including the child or children involved. As a result, it is advisable for anyone involved in a child custody dispute to retain the services of an experienced Westchester divorce lawyer as soon as possible. An attorney can act as a level-headed and emotionally neutral advocate, making sure that your interests and rights are represented zealously and in best light possible. 

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Posted on October 23, 2013 in For Our Clients, Divorce Attorneys

Four Things to Do Before You Divorce

If you’re considering a divorce, you may find yourself at a crossroads. Taking the path that keeps you in your marriage may seem fraught with difficulty, but taking the path that leads to dissolving your marriage may mean launching yourself into the unknown.  

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Posted on September 25, 2013 in For Our Clients, Divorce Attorneys

National Law Journal Awards Partner Lou Gasparini Two Awards

The National Law Journal has named Lynch Schwab Partner Lou Gasparini to its list of 2013 "Top Rated Lawyer in Labor and Employment Law" and 2013 "Top Rated Lawyer in Insurance Law."

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Posted on September 20, 2013 in Firm News, For Our Clients

Concussion Protection Doesn’t Have to Cost a Fortune: Choosing a Football Helmet For Your Young Player

Your White Plains personal injury attorneys take child safety seriously, and are consistently searching the latest findings. According to a recent study, when it comes to protecting young football players from concussions and other traumatic brain injuries, an expensive football helmet may be no more helpful than a less-expensive model. 

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Posted on September 18, 2013 in For Our Clients, Personal Injury