Forum Non Conveniens

In Mayer v. Time, Inc., 17-cv-5613, 2018 WL 1738322 (S.D.N.Y. April 9, 2018) (J. Cote), the court dismissed plaintiff’s sex and age discrimination case on the ground of forum non conveniens. The court explained the legal principles applicable to the doctrine, including by noting the three factors to be considered: (1) the degree of deference to be…

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In Hernandez v. Encuentro Restaurant, 2018 WL 343905 (N.Y.Sup. Ct. Index 153385/2017, Jan. 9, 2018) – a sexual harassment, hostile work environment, and employment discrimination case – the court denied defendants’ motion to dismiss on the grounds of failure to state a claim, “forum non conveniens”, and improper venue. Failure to State a Claim Initially,…

Read More Sexual Harassment Case Survives Dismissal on Venue, Forum Non Conveniens Grounds
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