Favorable Jury Verdict Obtained for a National Restaurant Client
Congrats to Alexander Fisher on obtaining a favorable jury verdict for a national restaurant client and wins further hearing forcing plaintiff to pay Counsel fees!
In a just concluded week-long jury trial in Mercer County, New Jersey, gartner + bloom, P.C. partner Alexander Fisher secured a favorable jury verdict in a claim where the plaintiff had sought several hundred thousand dollars for dental injuries.(more…)
Legal Alert – “The Grieving Families Act”
By Kenneth A. Bloom, Founder & Managing Partner
Talk about waiting until the last minute! Governor Hochul announced in an op-ed published by the Daily News that she would be vetoing the proposed Grieving Families Act on January 30, the deadline for her to sign the bill.(more…)
Proposed New York City legislation would redefine employee/employer relationships for many New York City-based employers.
If passed, Int. No. 837 will prohibit covered employers from terminating employees without either “just cause” or a “bona-fide economic reason.”(more…)
Daniel Montagna Admitted to New York State Bar
Proposed NYC Law Puts Landlords, Building Owners, Co-op Boards and their Carriers at Increased Risk
“Little imagination is needed to understand the paramount importance of eliminating unfair discrimination in housing.” To combat such discrimination the New York City Council is planning to pass the Fair Chance for Housing Act (FCHA), a bill sponsored by 26 New York City Council members and the New York City Public Advocate that prohibits landlords and building owners, including co-op boards, from discriminating against a prospective tenant, purchaser, lessee or occupant on the basis of criminal history or arrest record. Not surprisingly, the bill resembles the NYC Fair Chance Act passed a few years ago, which similarly was aimed at reducing discrimination and advancing diversity and inclusion by giving individuals from all backgrounds and circumstances a fair chance in employment.(more…)