Case Results

Wage and Hour

$47,500 Settlement (2 years of overtime) for a Manhattan Financial Advisor Misclassified as Exempt from Overtime

We helped our client, a Financial Advisor who brought suit for overtime after being misclassified as an exempt employee. The settlement of $47,500 was in excess of all unpaid wages and liquidated damages and the equivalent of almost a full year of their salary.

$287,000 Verdict for Two Queens Spotters and Queens Security Guard for a Towing Company for failure to pay overtime wages

We helped our clients, two spotters and one security guard for a towing company receive a verdict for over $287,000 in unpaid wages, liquidated damages, interest and attorney’s fees. Subsequently settled prior to appeal resulting in the clients recovering all unpaid wages and additional damages.

$70,000 Settlement (2 years of overtime) for Manhattan Qualitative Client Consultant Misclassified as Exempt From Overtime

We helped our client, a qualitative client consultant for a consulting firm who was misclassified as exempt recover unpaid overtime. The Court awarded over $70,000 and our client recovered more than 100% of all overtime wages.

$40,000 Settlement (5 years of overtime) for Manhattan Executive Assistant Misclassified as Exempt From Overtime

We helped our client, an Executive Assistant who brought suit for unpaid overtime after being misclassified as an exempt employee. The settlement of $40,000 was for approximately all of our client's unpaid overtime compensation for the previous 5 years of work and the equivalent of almost one year’s salary.

Settlement of for 100% of all wages (2 years of overtime) owed to a Queens driver and manager at a deli

We helped our client, a driver and manager at a deli, quickly settle and wage and hour claims, without filing a lawsuit. Settlement allowed our client to recover the full amount of wages owed to him according to the company’s records plus additional monies for liquidated damages.

Discrimination & Retaliation

$115,000 Settlement (2 years of overtime along with discrimination and retaliation claims) for a Queens Respiratory Therapist

We helped our client, a Respiratory therapist, who brought suit for failure to pay overtime (including for client's travel between job locations), disability discrimination, and retaliation. The settlement of $115,000 resulted in the client recovering approximately 18 months’ salary.

Collections

$60,000 settlement for a real estate company on a judgment against a defunct business and its former owners

We helped our client, a real estate company, enforce a $100,000 judgment. Through enforcement efforts the firm recovered a settlement of $60,000 from the former owners of a defunct business after restraining the bank account of one of the debtors.

Recovery of all monies owed from a vender of a wholesale bagel company

We helped our client recover 100% of the monies owed to them by a vender after bringing a lawsuit to judgment and restraining assets of the debtor.