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What is "Wrongful Termination"?

Posted by Scott M. Peterson | Oct 26, 2022 | 0 Comments

There is no such thing as a “wrongful termination.”  Getting fired is one of the hardest things that can happen to someone. Especially if it's a surprise or happens under unfair circumstances. And one of the hardest conversations we have with people who have been fired, is telling them that th...

Let's talk about SUM insurance

Posted by Scott M. Peterson | Sep 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

Let's talk about insurance. I know, it's dry like an overcooked steak.  I get it. But it's also important, and in my world it can be critical. Today we're not talking general insurance, however, we're talking SUM insurance. Many of you have probably never heard this term before; and t...

Dangerous Intersection: Pedestrian Safety

Posted by Giovanna A. D'Orazio | Mar 09, 2022 | 0 Comments

Today we're going to be talking about dangerous intersections and in particular, intersections that are dangerous to pedestrians. If you are a pedestrian who is hit by a car, there are a number of things you need to do after the accident in addition to just getting yourself help that's number...

TalkLex Podcast: What Makes A Good Judge?

Posted by Giovanna A. D'Orazio | Mar 04, 2022 | 0 Comments

In today's episode, Scott and Giovanna discuss the "Misleading Headline of The Week", as it relates to comments made by Fox News host Tucker Carlson relating to the Supreme Court nominee, Ketanji Brown Jackson, and discuss what attributes make a good judge (or lawyer). If you have a question...

What damages are recoverable in a discrimination or harassment case? - New York Employment Law Show - Episode 5

Posted by Scott M. Peterson | Feb 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

Today we’re going to talk about what types of damages you mat be entitled to in the event of employment discrimination or sexual harassment. First, it's important to remember that the laws governing employment discrimination, medical leave discrimination and sexual harassment differ between federal laws and state laws. Each of these laws permits a different element of damages to a successful plaintiff. So, if you have a successful claim for sexual harassment, for example, your damages may include things such as damages for the emotional distress that you’ve endured as a result of this sexual harassment.

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