Margiotta founded his law firm in Bay Shore in 2003, after graduating from Touro Law Center. That same year, he was appointed special prosecutor and assistant…View Entire Article
Attorneys Say E-Mails, Safer Than Texting, are Just as Fast
More clients are asking their lawyers to communicate in ever-faster ways, and many lawyers are accommodating them by using text messaging, instant messaging… View Entire Article
Nassau Sheriff Staffer Sues on Leave Denial to Aid Ailing Wife
An officer in the Nassau County Sheriff’s Department has sued the county for $100 million after he was denied leave to care for his wife who was suffering from… View Entire Article
Officer Sues Over Denied Family Leave
A Nassau Sheriff’s Department officer has filed a $100-million suit against the department and the county, saying he was denied the right to take a leave of absence… View Entire Article
Officer Files $100 Million Lawsuit Against Nassau County
A Nassau County Sheriff’s officer has filed a $100 million lawsuit against the county for not allowing him to take time off to care for his sick wife and child. Officer… View Entire Article
Attorney Paul J. Margiotta Announces Lawsuit Against Nassau County
Officer Jeff Colletti Denied Civil and Constitutional Rights When County Refuses His Request for Leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act.
Attorney Paul J. Margiotta of The Margiotta Law Firm, P.C., announced today that he is seeking $100 million in damages for his client, Officer Jeff Colletti, claiming Officer Colletti’s civil rights were violated when he was denied a leave of absence to care for his sick wife and newborn child, and that his client should have been entitled to take time off under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act. Continue reading “Attorney Paul J. Margiotta Announces Lawsuit Against Nassau County”
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East Meadow Bars Boy’s Service Dog Despite Order
Despite a state order in his favor, a hearing-impaired Westbury teenager was barred Tuesday morning from bringing his service dog to school.
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Update on John Cave Jr.
Breaking news on a story Disability Nation first covered over a year ago. Despite a state order in his favor, a hearing-impaired Westbury teenager was barred Tuesday from bringing his service dog to school. John Cave, 15, his mother, his twin sister and a family attorney were met at the entrance of W. Tresper Clarke High School in East Meadow by principal Timothy Voels, who refused to allow the dog inside the school.
Rejecting Ruling, School Bars Student. Again.
The principal of the W. Tresper Clarke High School in East Meadow, New York, had a decision to make. He could do what most people would have done, and accepted the ruling of the New York State Division of Human Rights, and allowed 15 year old John Cave, accompanied by his service dog “Simba”, to attend school, or not.
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