CPLR 3025(b)

In Ulffe v. City of New York, No. 158073/2020, 2021 WL 5312177 (N.Y. Sup Ct, N.Y. Cty., Nov. 02, 2021), the court ruled on plaintiff’s motion to amend his complaint regarding several claims of unlawful discrimination. While the court held that plaintiff’s proposed amended complaint failed to state a claim as to various claims (and…

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In Mitchell v. New York City, No. 161543/2018, 2021 WL 1825353 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Apr. 30, 2021), the court denied plaintiff’s motion to reargue the court’s prior decision granting summary judgment to defendants on plaintiff’s discrimination and hostile work environment claims, as well as to amend the complaint. As to the former,…

Read More Motion for Reconsideration Denied in Employment Discrimination/Hostile Work Environment Case
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In Donnelly v. New York City & Vicinity Dist. Council of the United Bhd. of Carpenters & Joiners of Am., 2021 NY Slip Op 31308(U), No. 152197/2019, 2021 WL 1549821 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Apr. 20, 2021), the court granted plaintiff’s motion to amend their complaint to add a claim for retaliation under the New York…

Read More Retaliation Claim Sufficiently Alleged; Court Grants Motion to Amend Complaint to Add NYC Human Rights Law Claim Arising From Complaints of Sexual Harassment
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In McElroy v. Mercer Health & Benefits LLC, No. 153735/2018, 2020 WL 2066336, 2020 N.Y. Slip Op. 31083(U) (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Apr. 29, 2020), an employment discrimination case, the court granted plaintiff’s motion to amend the complaint to add an additional plaintiff who has alleged similar employment discrimination causes of action against…

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In Boyce v. Weber, No. 160630/2017, 2019 WL 1470219, 2019 N.Y. Slip Op. 30864(U), 6 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Apr. 03, 2019), the court allowed plaintiff – a male model – the opportunity to amend his complaint against photographer Bruce Weber to add a claim (to his existing claims alleging sexual harassment and…

Read More Court Permits Trafficking Victims Protection Act Claim to be Added to Complaint Against Photographer Bruce Weber
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In Harding v Donatella GCT LLC, No. 158886/2017, 2019 WL 1597675, at *1 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Apr. 11, 2019), the court granted plaintiff’s motion under CPLR 3025 (b) to amend her complaint to add a claim under the Fair Chance Act of the New York City Human Rights Law, alleging that Donatella…

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In Rybnik v. MW 303 Corp., 2018 WL 2046571 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. N.Y. Cty., Index No. 158679/16, April 27, 2018), the court held that the plaintiff may amend her sexual harassment complaint. Here is the legal standard, as explained by the court: Leave to amend pleadings pursuant to CPLR §3025(b) should be freely given “absent prejudice…

Read More Sexual Harassment Plaintiff May Amend Her Complaint, Court Rules [Rybnik v. MW 303 Corp.]
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In O’Halloran v. Metropolitan Transp. Auth., 2017 NY Slip Op 06237 (Aug. 22, 2017), the court addressed the following narrow issue on appeal: [W]hether the motion court providently permitted plaintiff to amend her complaint to include belated claims of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation on the ground that those claims related back to the original pleading,…

Read More Sexual Orientation Discrimination Claims Rendered Timely Under the “Relation Back” Doctrine, CPLR 203(f)
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In Hardwick v. Auriemma, 2015 NY Slip Op 31836(U) (Sup. Ct. NY Cty. Sept. 25, 2015), an employment discrimination case, the court granted plaintiff’s motion to amend her complaint, pursuant to CPLR 3025(b), to add former NBA Commissioner David Stern as a party defendant and to add a claim for constructive discharge. (Here is plaintiff’s…

Read More Plaintiff Permitted to Amend Employment Discrimination/Sexual Harassment Complaint Against the NBA
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