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  • Recent Appellate Decision Expanding Emotional Distress Award In a Discrimination and Retaliation Case
    Recent Appellate Decision Expanding Emotional Distress Award In a Discrimination and Retaliation Case

    The First Department, an appellate court located in New York City, just issued a significant decision that supports larger awards for emotional distress damages in discrimination cases. In Madrigal v. ...

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  • SPH Obtains Significant Decision In A Marital Status Discrimination Case
    SPH Obtains Significant Decision In A Marital Status Discrimination Case

    Schwartz Perry & Heller recently obtained a significant victory in a marital status discrimination case brought under the New York City Human Rights Law. The plaintiff in our case was a preeminent ...

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  • Recent Appellate Decision Broadens Protections Against a Hostile Environment
    Recent Appellate Decision Broadens Protections Against a Hostile Environment

    The First Department, the state appellate court located in Manhattan, broadened protections for employees suffering a hostile work environment, particularly where the hostility creates a dangerous ...

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