August 27, 2013

Today Judge Reyes of the Eastern District decided Cabrera v. Fresh Direct, which narrowly interprets the waiver provision of New York’s Whistleblower Statute, Labor Law § 740. Plaintiff initially alleged gender and disability discrimination claims under the New York City Human Rights Law.  She then sought to amend her complaint to add a § 740 claim. That claim…

Read More City Human Rights Law Claims Are Not Barred By Whistleblower Law’s Election of Remedies Provision
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A Nassau County trial court recently granted summary judgment to a plaintiff whose car was hit while stationary.  The case is Fontaine v. Curtin, 5659/12, NYLJ 1202616726798, at *1 (Sup., NA, Decided July 26, 2013). The facts: Plaintiff … was traveling westbound on Lafayette Street and came to a stop at the stop sign located at…

Read More Court Awards Summary Judgment to Plaintiff Whose Car Was Hit While Stopped
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