New York Foreclosure Defense
Yuriy Moshes announced that New York’s Second Department Appellate Court upholds dismissal of foreclosure action putting bank outside of the statute of limitations to refile.
On December 20, 2017, the State of New York’s Second Appellate Division upheld the Kings County Supreme Court’s ruling in the case of JBBNY, LLC v. Khadija Begum. This ruling resulted in the dismissal of the foreclosure action brought against the Defendant, Khadija Begum, who was represented by the Law Offices of Yuriy Moshes…[Read More]
Sexual Harassment, Gender Discrimination and Retaliation
We represented a female employee who worked for a company as an administrative assistant.
When the owner learned that our client had a tattoo, he constantly begged her to show it to him. She told him that the tattoo was in her pelvic area and that she did not feel comfortable showing it to her supervisor in the workplace. Despite her objections, he asked, “Is the reason you don’t want to show it to me that you need to shave your pubic hairs?”.. [Read More]
Discrimination Based on a Prior Criminal Conviction
Law Office of Yuriy Moshes, P.C. represented a client who was convicted of distributing a controlled substance in New Jersey. Our client was sentenced to 2 years probation and mandatory drug counseling, which he successfully completed. Since this one and only criminal conviction, our client had been a successful and productive member of society. In fact, for over 10 years, he was successfully employed by numerous companies.
In 2014, he was offered a position of Business Development Member by the Defendant employer, which our client immediately accepted. The employer then provided him with a letter setting forth the terms of his employment… [Read More]
Disability Discrimination and Retaliation
We represented a client who claimed that his employer failed to accommodate his disability and then retaliated against him for his prior complaints of disability discrimination. Our client worked as a doorman for a building in New York for almost 20 years. In 2009, our client provided his employer with a doctor’s note indicating that due to medication he was taking to treat his medical condition, he would have to urinate more frequently and requested to be relieved for period bathroom breaks. Unfortunately, despite repeated complaints that his co-workers refused to relieve him in a timely manner, the employer failed to do anything about it and simply ignored our client’s requests… [Read More]
Age Discrimination and Retaliation
We represented an employee who worked for a building as a superintendent. Unfortunately, his employer discriminated against him due to his age (over 70) and ultimately terminated his employment.
For example, our client’s supervisor made numerous comments regarding his age, such as, “You are too old to still be working and should retire” and “At your age, you should not be working.” As such, our client complained to management about the above discriminatory comments. In response to his complaint, his supervisor stated: “We are selling the building. You are an old man with a good pension and at this point I will give you 2 options. You either write a resignation letter or you will pack your things right now and be terminated.” Our client was in a state of shock and asked if he could have until the following day to think about it, to which his supervisor stated… [Read More]