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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT  On March 18, 2020, President Donald J. Trump signed into law H.R. 6201, the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” (“FFC Act”) which, among other things, temporarily expanded the Family Medical Leave...

Summary Judgment Granted in a West Virginia Employment Discrimination Matter

Plaintiff, a former employee of our management company client, contended he was subjected to unlawful discrimination and harassment as the result of a disability relating to his eyesight, which was not contested and required that a 10 lbs. lifting restriction be in place as an accommodation. The...

Philadelphia Partner Jason Berger has Mistrial and Dismissal of Plaintiff’s Case Affirmed by Superior Court

Jason Berger defended his client in a 5 ½ day jury trial in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, ultimately securing a mistrial due to various improper conduct by plaintiff and his counsel and, thereafter in a Motion for Post-Trail Relief, Mr. Berger sought sanctions, including costs of...

Domino Effect Applied To Experts Resulting in Luzerne County Medical Malpractice Case Non-Suit

Margolis Edelstein attorneys, Michael Badowski and Paul Weisbein, successfully defended a physician assistant and a primary care physician and their principle Hospital, in an emotionally charged trial in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania culminating in a non-suit entered on behalf of the healthcare...