July 2, 2010

Rare Michigan Law May Help Waitress Win Weight Discrimination Lawsuit Against Hooters

Cassandra Smith, 20 years old, has filed suit in a Michigan Circuit Court against restaurant chain Hooters.  Smith alleges that the restaurant, which is known for its scantily-clad waitresses, placed her on a 30-day weight probation.  Despite receiving positive performance evaluations, the 5-foot-8-inch, 132 pound waitress was asked to lose weight to fit into an extra small uniform or lose her job.  Smith filed a discrimination lawsuit against Hooters of America in late May, 2010. […]
June 28, 2010

Gary Coleman’s Living Will Ordered 15 Days of Life Support

A living will shows Gary Coleman ordered that he be kept on life support for at least 15 days, according to court documents obtained by CNN.  The Diff’rent Strokes actor died May 28 at age 42. After suffering a brain hemorrhage, Coleman was taken off life support by ex-wife, Shannon Price, one day after he became unconscious.  Coleman’s living will named Price as his agent to make medical decisions for him.  He directed Price to […]
March 30, 2010

New York Lawyers: Employment Discrimination, Civil Rights and More

Contact – Leeds, Morelli & Brown, PC Leeds Morelli & Brown, PC is dedicated to providing the highest quality guidance and representation to clients with a broad range of legal issues in Nassau County, throughout Long Island, and elsewhere in the New York metropolitan area. In many matters, we accept clients from throughout the United States as well. Over the last two decades, our employment law attorneys have become widely known and respected, locally and […]