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By Eve R. Keller, Esq. of Folkman Law Offices, P.C.  The U.S. Supreme Court handed down a landmark decision, ruling that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects employees from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. In a 6-3 ruling of a consolidated group of […] The post Supreme Court Rules Title VII protects gay and transgender employees appeared first on Folkman Law Offices, P.C..…
Lurking in millions of product, service and employment contracts is a legal landmine called forced arbitration, which allows corporations to bypass the courts and railroad Americans into privately run tribunals that almost always favor the company. And now, during the COVID crisis, nursing homes, ride-sharing companies and many others are […] The post Companies Use Legal Loophole to Avoid Accountability appeared first on Folkman Law Offices, P.C..…
Folkman Law Offices, P.C. is a proud sponsor of the West Collingswood Extension Civic Association—a residential community organization in Camden County, New Jersey that puts on events throughout the year with the goal of bringing people together to strengthen the community. Folkman Law Offices sponsors the printing of monthly newsletters […] The post Folkman Law Sponsors West Collingswood Extension Civil Association appeared first on Folkman Law Offices, P.C..…
On March 27, 2020, the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act“’ (or the “CARES Act“) was signed into law. Out of the approximately $2 trillion relief package, $387 billion has been allocated to provide emergency relief to small businesses across the country. The two main components of the Act […] The post What Small Businesses Need to Know About the CARES Act appeared first on Folkman Law Offices, P.C..…
Our Priority Is You! While the coranavirus has changed life for everyone, it has NOT changed our first priority to you: Protect your safety and legal rights! Know that we are following all state and federal safety precautions here at the law firm. Thanks to our state-of-the-art technologies, we won’t […] The post We Are Here to Answer Your Questions and Protect Your Rights During this Crisis appeared first on Folkman Law Offices, P.C..…
We are proud to announce that Folkman Law Offices, P.C. settled a complex legal malpractice for two million dollars ($2,000,000.00), which was the entire insurance policy available. Attorneys Benjamin Folkman and Lauren Law conducted numerous depositions, argued a multitude of motions, and diligently prepared the matter for trial. Mr. Folkman […] The post Folkman Law Settles Complex Legal Malpractice Case appeared first on Folkman Law Offices, P.C..…
On February 6, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a unanimous opinion siding with the City of Philadelphia in favor of a 2017 Ordinance that prohibits an employer from asking about a prospective employee’s wage history (“the Inquiry Provision”) and from relying on wage history […] The post Third Circuit Rules in Favor of Philadelphia Ordinance Banning Inquiry Into the Wage History of Job Applicants appeared first on Folkman Law
On Wednesday, October 24, 2019, the New Jersey Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Balducci v. Cige, a case concerning lawyer retainer agreements. Attorney Benjamin Folkman argued the case on behalf of the New Jersey Association for Justice, the state’s principal plaintiffs’ bar group, as amicus.  The Balducci case concerned lawyer retainer […] The post NJ Supreme Court Issues Opinion in Balducci Case appeared first on Folkman Law Offices, P.C..…