Published June 21, 2016 |
Although aware that loss of a child’s society is not compensable, we still see it as claimed damages within pleadings and bills of particulars. Loss of a child’s services by a parent is similarly non-compensable unless specifically claimed and particularized as special damages. Based upon black letter law, claims pertaining to the loss of “society”… read more
Published October 1, 2015 |
The First Department in Emmanuel v. City of New York, affirmed the lower courts finding that the school district was not liable for negligent supervision, when a seven year old, 2nd Grader was assaulted in class. The plaintiff had reported to a teacher, on the same day of the assault, that he was being picked… read more
Published April 22, 2015 |
In 2014, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (also known as the IDEA) celebrated a decade as a federal law codifying the services and rights guaranteed to children with disabilities in the United States….[Read More] By Jennifer M. Frankola, Esq firstname.lastname@example.org
Published February 14, 2015 |
In a time of economic recession and tightening purse strings, many law firms turned to hiring freezes, salary splintering and department cuts – a typical knee jerk and cost effective strategic reaction during a financial crisis. Let’s be honest. It’s scary. When you are in the midst of any sort of crisis, it is often… read more
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