Client Press Releases

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Attorney Steven Mitchell Sack, “The Employee’s Lawyer,” says the New York State fast-food wage board should recommend raising the minimum wage of fast-food workers to $15 an hour so that they can bring home a livable salary.

It has been reported that at an upcoming meeting on July 22, the state’s fast-food wage...

Monday, July 20, 2015

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Wayne Edwards, Partner, Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC, recently successfully represented Eben-Ezer Haitian Baptist Church of Westbury before the Town of North Hempstead’s Zoning Board of Appeals. The church is seeking to build a new structure at its existing location, 859 Prospect Avenue in Westbury, allowing it...

Friday, July 17, 2015

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that Joseph R. Bjarnson, an Associate with the firm, along with the firm’s co-counsel, was named 2015 Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Public Justice Foundation for his work as pro bono counsel in David, et al. v. Signal International, LLC, et al., No. 08-cv-...

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Melville, NY — Brian Andrew Tully, Partner, Tully & Winkelman, P.C. and President, ElderCare Resource Center, Inc., says Medicare’s proposal to reimburse qualified medical personnel who speak to patients about end-of-life care should address a critical need in having conversations about advance care planning, but added the...

Thursday, July 9, 2015

MINEOLA, NEW YORK — Bellavia Blatt & Crossett, P.C. (“Bellavia Blatt”), a law firm that advocates for and represents franchised or licensed automobile dealerships, has announced the recent distribution of funds representing 72% of the approved proofs of claims filed on behalf of over 160 former Saab dealers in the Saab Cars North...

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Attorney Steven Mitchell Sack, “The Employee’s Lawyer,” says fast food workers in New York State do not make enough money and should be able to earn at least $15 an hour. This, he says, will mean not only increased employee morale but employee retention.

One hundred twenty-six elected officials from New York...

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Attorney Steven Mitchell Sack, “The Employee’s Lawyer,” says a new workplace regulation proposed by President Barack Obama to automatically qualify workers for overtime pay would mean those who work more than 40 hours a week will be fairly compensated.

On June 29, President Obama announced a rule change that would...

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC is pleased to announce that a temporary restraining order was issued yesterday against the Village of Muttontown, which prohibits the Village from enforcing a condemnation order that it issued against a family-run kennel that has been in business for nearly a century.

On...

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Tully & Winkelman, P.C. to Sponsor Event

Daniel Murphy, Father of Hero Navy SEAL, to Be Guest Speaker

Melville, NY — On Memorial Day, May 25, The Murph Challenge 2015 will take place at CrossFit Bastion, located at 155 East 2nd Street in Huntington Station, starting at 10 a.m. The event is being sponsored by...

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK — Frederick K. Brewington of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington has announced that the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York in Central Islip, recently denied a summary judgment in favor of the plaintiff, David Coles, in a racial discrimination and harassment case against the...

Monday, April 6, 2015

Case to be Slated for Trial

HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK — The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington has announced The United States District Court, Eastern District of New York in Brooklyn recently denied a summary judgment, allowing a lawsuit filed on behalf of Michael Smith to proceed to trial against Nassau County...

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano & Baker, PLLC has announced that Michele A. Pincus, a Partner with the Firm, has been named as a member of the Advisory Committee with Long Island Index.

Long Island Index is an annual report focusing on the issues facing Long Island. The members of the Advisory Committee identify...

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Mayor Allan M. Dorman, Village of Islandia, has announced that the New York State Supreme Court has allowed a lawsuit filed by the village against Suffolk County in a bid to recoup lost ticket revenue since the county established the Traffic Violations Bureau (TVB) two years ago to proceed.

In 2008, then-Suffolk...

Monday, March 23, 2015

UNIONDALE, NY — Sahn Ward Coschignano & Baker, PLLC has announced that the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department, ruled in favor of the Firm’s defendant client, Rockaway Hunting Club, against the plaintiffs, Alex Kostovetsky and Marietta Chernerko, denying their appeal of the lower court’s...

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Uniondale, NY – Sahn Ward Coschignano & Baker, PLLC has announced the Third Judicial Department ruled in favor of its client, New York Safety Track, LLC.  The decision reverses a summary determination by an upstate trial court which held that Safety Track's use of a private motorcycle track on its property was substantially...

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Troy Rosasco, Partner, Turley, Redmond, Rosasco & Rosasco, LLP, says the new report about workers’ compensation shows how employees who are injured on the job and file for these benefits are unable to receive them because the states continue to cut benefits at the expense of the taxpayers, who must now take on this...

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Over 100 Dealerships Join Suit against Online Car Buying Site for Deceptive Business Practices

MINEOLA, NEW YORK — Bellavia Blatt & Crossett, PC, a leading automobile dealer law firm, announced today that it has filed a mass action lawsuit in Federal Court for the Southern District of New York against TrueCar...

Monday, March 9, 2015

Updated Guidebook Contains Latest Figures from Medicaid, Looks at Life Care Planning and Traditional Elder Law Plans

Melville, NY — The Elder Law Office of Tully & Winkelman, P.C. has announced the release of “How to Plan for Aging Parents 2015.” The guidebook contains the latest figures from...

Thursday, March 5, 2015

HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK — Frederick K. Brewington of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington has announced that his client, Nassau County Police Officer Dolores Sharpe, a female African-American, has been found not guilty of charges of harassment and resisting arrest. A Hempstead District Court jury of five...

Friday, February 20, 2015

UNIONDALE, NY — Sahn Ward Coschignano & Baker, PLLC has announced that Joseph R. Bjarnson, an Associate with the Firm, was part of the legal team that obtained a federal jury verdict of more than $14 million in damages for five Indian national workers against Signal International, a marine and fabrication...

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