Court: NY Supreme Kings

In Alhaj v New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, No. 501052/2016, 2022 N.Y. Slip Op. 22318, 2022 WL 7256572 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Kings Cty. Oct. 10, 2022), the court denied defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s race, national origin, and religion-based discrimination claims. From the decision: This court finds that Chaikin’s comment that…

Read More Citing 9/11 Comment, Court Denies Summary Judgment on Discrimination Claim Asserted by Syrian Muslim Plaintiff
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In Chen v. Jewish Bd. of Family and Children’s Services, Inc., No. 525625/18, 2022 WL 1540178 (N.Y. Sup Ct, Kings County May 13, 2022), the court dismissed, on summary judgment, plaintiff’s claims of gender discrimination and hostile work environment asserted under the New York City Human Rights Law. As to plaintiff’s discrimination claim, the court…

Read More Sex/Gender-Based Hostile Work Environment Claim Dismissed; “Insensitive” Comments Amounted to “Petty Slights and Trivial Inconveniences”
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In Shibetti v. Restaurant, No. 517343/20, 2022 WL 1199333 (N.Y. Sup Ct, Kings County Apr. 21, 2022), the court, inter alia, held that plaintiffs sufficiently alleged claims of sex (including pregnancy) discrimination, sexual harassment, hostile work environment, and retaliation under the New York City Human Rights Law. From the decision: Sexual harassment “is one species…

Read More Sexual Harassment, Pregnancy Discrimination, Retaliatoin Claims Sufficiently Alleged by Brooklyn Diner Employees
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In Omyla v. Smiletech, Inc., No. 517483/2021, 2022 WL 524944 (N.Y. Sup Ct, Kings County Feb. 14, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied the individual defendant’s (Ifraim Agababayev) motion to dismiss discrimination and harassment claims asserted under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. In this case, plaintiff (a dental technician) asserts causes…

Read More Discrimination, Sexual Harassment Claims Sufficiently Alleged Against Individual Defendant, Court Holds
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In Xu v. Omnicom Group Inc., No. 518453/2019, 2022 WL 135325, 2022 N.Y. Slip Op. 30133(U) (N.Y. Sup Ct, Kings County Jan. 06, 2022), the court granted an individual defendant’s (John Wren) motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claims of discrimination based on race (Chinese), national origin (China), disability, and age. This case is instructive as to…

Read More Discrimination Claims Dismissed Against, and Protective Order Issued Barring Deposition of, Individual Defendant
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In Thompson v. Americare, Inc., No. 503679/2019, 2021 WL 4654619 (N.Y. Sup Ct, Kings County Sep. 23, 2021), the court, inter alia, denied defendants’ motion for summary judgment dismissing plaintiff’s retaliation claim asserted under the New York City Human Rights Law. From the decision: Plaintiff’s disclosure to Martinez of her pregnancy is a protected activity…

Read More Retaliation Claim, Arising From Pregnancy Disclosure, Survives
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In John Doe v. The City of New York et al, 511209/2020, 2021 N.Y. Slip Op. 50916(U), 2021 WL 4468869 (Sup Ct, Sept. 29, 2021), the court held that plaintiff did not sufficiently allege a hostile work environment under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. Among plaintiff’s allegations were that “he was…

Read More Hostile Work Environment Claims Insufficiently Alleged; Not Enough That Plaintiff “Felt Disrespected”
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In Lewis v. Anron Air Systems, Inc., No. 503355/2019, 2021 WL 2916973 (N.Y. Sup Ct, Kings County July 12, 2021), the court, inter alia, granted defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s race and gender discrimination claims. From the decision: Here, the defendant demonstrated as a matter of law that plaintiff’s termination from her position…

Read More Gender, Race Discrimination Claims Dismissed; Business Slowdown Justified Layoffs, Court Holds
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In Wright v. Compass Group USA, No. 516793/2018, 2021 WL 2354877 (N.Y. Sup Ct, Kings County June 08, 2021), the court, inter alia, denied defendants’ motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s sexual harassment (hostile work environment) claims asserted under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws (NYSHRL and NYCHRL, respectively). The court summarized…

Read More Sexual Harassment / Hostile Work Environment Claim Survives Summary Judgment Against Compass Group USA
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In Watman v. Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C., No. 527615/2019, 2021 WL 840020, 2021 N.Y. Slip Op. 30651(U) (N.Y. Sup Ct, Kings County Mar. 04, 2021), the court held that plaintiff – a 62 year-old neonatologist – sufficiently alleged age discrimination under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. The court…

Read More Doctor’s Age Discrimination Complaint Sufficiently Alleged Against Physician Affiliate Group of New YorkNeonatologist
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