Welcome to Senior Associate Peter RosenbergPermalink
gartner + bloom PC is pleased to welcome Senior Associate, Peter Rosenberg to our NYC Transportation practice group. Thrilled to have you on the journey with us, Peter. Buckle and get ready for the ride of a lifetime!
Compendium of the NYS Industrial Code as it applies to 241(6)Permalink
Gartner & Bloom PC recently prepared a compendium of the NYS Industrial Code as it applies to 241(6). Download and view the document below.(more…)
Assuring the InsurersPermalink
gartner + bloom, P.C. is honored to be features in this month’s edition of Forbes and Future magazines. When insurance carriers need results-driven representation, they turn to gartner + bloom P.C.(more…)
Business Owner Options in a Land Without Non-CompetesPermalink
By Arthur Xanthos & Stuart Gartner
For more than a century, New York courts have enforced non-compete agreements, which typically prohibit former employees (or sellers of a business) from competing against the former employer (or buyer of the business) for a reasonable period of time within a limited geographic area. A bill currently awaiting Governor Hochul’s signature would make most non-compete agreements unlawful in New York State, forcing employers and sellers of businesses to consider other options in the new legal landscape. The Governor has previously expressed support for eliminating non-compete agreements for workers earning below the median wage in New York; but the bill in its current form applies to all workers in New York regardless of earnings.(more…)
gartner + bloom, P.C. celebrates 29 yearsPermalink
gartner + bloom PC celebrates 29 years of building success and growth all the while fostering a culture of collaboration with our incredibly talented team members and their unwavering dedication, support and loyalty to the firm. “We wouldn't be here without each of you!" Here’s to continuing the journey with compassion, continued commitment and all of you!
Ken Bloom Wins West Coast Casualty’s 2023 “Legends of an Era” AwardPermalink
Congratulations to our living legend Ken Bloom on winning West Coast Casualty’s 2023 “Legends of an Era” Award and this distinguished honor presented at this year’s West Coast Casualty's Construction Defect Seminar!
Recognized for his dynamic leadership, Ken Bloom has been an early pioneer in helping to shape the construction defect community on the east coast and thereafter working to identify key trends and strategies nationally.
Ken, we honor and thank you for your legacy footprint!
Alexander Fisher Defeats Order to Show Cause in Federal CourtPermalink
Partner Alexander Fisher defeated an Order to Show Cause for a Temporary Restraining Order in a contentious business dispute in Federal Court, District of New Jersey. Gartner + Bloom’s client, a former employee of the Plaintiff, left his job and thereafter started a competing landscaping business. The Plaintiff/former employer grew angry and began a campaign of harassment against the client, defaming him repeatedly to potential customers and regulatory authorities. Gartner + Bloom therefore filed a defamation action against the former employer in New Jersey Superior Court, which is still pending.(more…)
Amended Grieving Families Act: Expansion of Wrongful Death Statute in New YorkPermalink
By Ron Alfaro
An amended version of the Grieving Families Act has been introduced by New York State lawmakers in response to Governor Kathy Hochul's veto of the original bill in January. The revised bill aims to expand the state's wrongful death statute, with a few key changes:(more…)
MAJOR CHANGE ON HORIZON FOR ADA ACCESSIBILITY LAWSUITS?￼Permalink
By: Alexander D. Fisher, Esq.
For years, potential plaintiffs suing under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) have been able to make claims against business owners relating to purported failures to comply with the highly technical requirements of the law, and without any intention to patronize the businesses. That may be changing now with the United States Supreme Court’s decision to grant certiorari and accept the appeal in the case of Acheson Hotels v. Laufer.(more…)
Florida’s Tort Reform: Changes and Implications for the Insurance IndustryPermalink
By Amanda Mezer
Florida’s legislature is continuing its efforts to mend the insurance crisis in Florida. The newest proposed bill targets litigation, attorney fees, admissibility of medical bills and bad faith actions. Herein, we will be discussing the changes and potential implications for insurance carriers, their insureds and counsel.(more…)