News & Updates
Buying and Selling Physician Practices
Bill Barrett was a featured speaker on the topic of Buying and Selling Physician Practices at the Greater New York Dental Meeting. He was also a guest of the Hudson County Dental Society, speaking with the doctors about the Essential Steps to Buying or Selling a Practice.
Articles on Employment Issues
Dennis Alessi published two articles, “Social media: Why Every Employer Needs to be Concerned and Proactive,” and “Why All Employers Should Have Arbitration Agreements with their Employees,” on HR.BLR.com, a website that describes itself as "compliance tools for HR professionals."
Successful Verdict in Handicap Discrimination Lawsuit
Steven Adler, who joined the firm in January as Co-Chair of the Labor and Employment practice group, obtained a successful verdict in a handicap discrimination and failure to accommodate lawsuit after a one-week jury trial. The issues decided were whether the plaintiff created a materially enhanced risk of serious injury to his health or safety upon his return to work after a medical leave of absence, and whether the employer failed to engage in the interactive process in good faith to arrive at a reasonable accommodation.