Lawsuits

In a recently-filed lawsuit, captioned J.C. v. Robert Allen Zimmerman a/k/a Bob Dylan (Sup. Ct. N.Y. Cty. Index No. 951450/2021), the plaintiff – proceeding pseudonymously – asserts (under the Child Victims Act and pursuant to CPLR 214-g and 22 NYCRR § 202.72) that the defendant sexually abused her over a six-week period between April and…

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In a federal lawsuit filed on August 12, 2021 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, captioned EEOC v. Neighborhood Restaurant Partners Florida, LLC, Case No. 8:21-cv-01931-VMC-JSS, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission asserts that the defendant, doing business as Applebees, violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964,…

Read More EEOC Sues Florida Applebees for Race and Sexual Orientation Discrimination
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In a recently-filed complaint, captioned Vincent Cheung v. Terrell Harper, Sup. Ct. N.Y. Cty. Index No. 153780/2021 (filed April 21, 2021), the plaintiff – an Asian NYPD detective – asserts a claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress against the defendant, who allegedly directed racist insults against him. From the complaint: 3. That on March…

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In recent news, it has been reported that a bank called the police on a black Michigan man because it suspected fraud, upon his attempt to deposit checks – resulting from the settlement of a racial discrimination lawsuit. He is now suing the bank for engaging in race discrimination in a place of public accommodation.

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Here is the recent lawsuit, captioned Graham Chase Robinson v. Robert De Niro and Canal Productions, Inc., SDNY, 19-cv-09156 (filed October 3, 2019), in which the plaintiff – a former executive assistant to Robert De Niro – asserts claims of gender discrimination and wage/hour violations against the legendary actor and what the complaint characterizes as…

Read More Gender Discrimination & Wage Violation Lawsuit Against Robert De Niro
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In a recently-filed lawsuit – captioned Leibowitz v. New York County Lawyers Association et al, NY Sup. Ct. Kings Cty. Index No. 517381/2019 (filed Aug. 7, 2019) – plaintiff alleges that the New York County Lawyers Association (and other individually-named defendants) discriminated against her because of her gender/pregnancy and retaliated against her. Plaintiff alleges, inter…

Read More Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit Against the NY County Lawyers Association
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In a recent New York State Court filing, petitioner Andrea Tantaros – in the matter of Tantaros v. Fox News Channel, LLC et al, Index No. 156936/2019 – seeks a Temporary Restraining Order precluding Respondents from continuing to arbitrate Petitioner’s sexual harassment allegations, to grant her request for a preliminary and permanent injunction staying the…

Read More Andrea Tantaros Attempts to Utilize NY’s New Anti-Arbitration Law in New Filing
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The noose is one of the most stark symbols of racism, conjuring up the ugly specter of one of the darkest (and, apparently, continuing) chapters of American history. In a recently-filed lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, captioned Curtis Anthony v. The Boeing Company, 2:19-cv-01656-DCN-BM, the plaintiff alleges, among…

Read More Race Discrimination Lawsuit Against Boeing Includes Allegation Involving Noose
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