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Our Take: Your employer’s COVID vaccine requirement is not the hill you want to die on.

Posted by Giovanna A. D'Orazio | Sep 08, 2021 | 0 Comments

Mandatory vaccines in the workplace are legal, with some exceptions for individuals with disabilities and religious needs. This blog post talks about why, for most people, vaccine mandates should not be your hill to die on. There will rarely be legal recourse, and unemployment could impact you financially and personally for a long time to come.

New York Judge raises award in Wrongful Death case

Posted by Scott M. Peterson | Apr 01, 2021 | 0 Comments

A somewhat unknown rule to non-attorneys is that in most cases, if a judge does not agree with a jury award, the judge has the right to modify the award as he or she deems appropriate.  The most common way for this to play out is where a jury awards a family, say, $2,000,000 in a case involving a...

7 Ways To Save Big Money On Your 2020 Taxes—Part 1

Posted by Scott M. Peterson | Mar 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

2020 was a nightmarish year for many families. But thanks to recent legislation, you could see a silver lining in the form of major tax breaks when filing your income taxes this spring. First up, although it's technically not a tax break, the IRS announced this week that the deadline for filing y...

Nursing Homes and COVID-19

Posted by Giovanna A. D'Orazio | Jan 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

In light of reports that New York nursing homes significantly underreported COVID-19 deaths, we are looking at legal immunity for hospitals and nursing homes for malpractice and negligence during the pandemic.

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