Employment Law: I Need a Remedy – Punitive Damages and Attorney’s Fees (Part 4)

Punitive damages and reasonable attorney’s fees are available in most types of employment cases.  Punitive damages punish the defendant-employer. To recover these damages, you must prove that your employer acted “with malice or with reckless indifference.” In other words, the employer intentionally discriminated or retaliated against you. In 2008, a former FedEx employee received a punitive damages award of $100,000 because the employer denied his requests for an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act. [...]

By |2017-01-02T02:51:11+00:00January 2nd, 2017|Attorney's Fees, Damages, Employment Law, Punitive Damages, Remedies|Comments Off on Employment Law: I Need a Remedy – Punitive Damages and Attorney’s Fees (Part 4)

Tax Considerations

TAX CONSIDERATIONS FOR PERSONAL INJURY CASES Mike Hovell is a tax accountant and credit repair specialist. He’s a founding member of Brooklyn Tax and Credit in Brooklyn, New York, where he focuses on business consulting and credit building, taxation, and consumer credit repair. For more information about Mr. Hovell and his company, visit his website at www.brooklyntaxandcredit.com or call him at (347) 560-3218. I recently caught up with Mr. Hovell to discuss important issues that [...]

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