June 9, 2015

Former Sales Manager Alleges Harassment and Discrimination

Life Alert Accused of Sexual Harassment and Age Discrimination Life Alert Emergency Response, Inc., the California-based manufacturer of the wearable emergency alarm system, has been named as a defendant in a lawsuit in state court in Manhattan. The complaint seeks damages for age discrimination, as well as wrongful termination. The Life Alert system is well known to consumers because of its popular tag line, “Help, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.” The complaint, filed […]
March 8, 2013

Three women move forward with $100 million sexual discrimination

Three women have filed a lawsuit against a Manhattan doctor. The women are accusing Dr. Arden Kaisman, their boss, of being a pervert who runs his office like an animal house. Yahaira Hernandez, Esther Herarte and Jennifer Stern had their $100 million civil suit against him reinstated. The lawsuit had been dismissed the lawsuit, however, the state Court of Appeals overturned a 2011 ruling tossing the sexual discrimination lawsuit against. The women accused Kaisman of […]
October 24, 2012

Hempstead Justice Accuses Mayor of Sexual Harassment

The Hempstead Mayor and the Hempstead Justice have begun a heated battle and have called for each other’s resignation. Village Justice Tanya Hobson-Williams alleges that Hempstead Mayor Wayne Hall Sr. sexual harassed her and tried to intimidate her. Hall has accused Hobson-Williams of judicial misconduct. Hall denied the claims and said he is outraged by the allegations. Attorney Rick Ostrove, of Leeds Brown Law, filed a complaint with the New York State Division of Human […]
October 5, 2012

Britney Spears settles with ex-bodyguard who sued her for sexual harassment

Britney Spears has settled a lawsuit with Fernando Flores. Flores filed a lawsuit claiming Spears flashed her genitals to him. Flores stated the pop star would intentionally drop a lighter in his presence, bend over to pick it up and “thereby expose her uncovered genitals.” In addition, Flores stated Spears abused her children. Spears denied all allegations but agreed to settle the two-year battle. The settlement is undisclosed. Full article. Sexual harassment is a form […]