24 Cited authorities

  1. Mihalik v. Credit Agricole Cheuvreux N. Am., Inc.

    715 F.3d 102 (2d Cir. 2013)   Cited 687 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that although a plaintiff "need only demonstrate by a preponderance of the evidence that [he] has been treated less well than other employees" because of his age, "[t]he plaintiff still bears the burden of showing that the conduct is caused by a discriminatory motive"
  2. Ross v. Louise Wise Services

    2007 N.Y. Slip Op. 3793 (N.Y. 2007)   Cited 490 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that it would not be appropriate to punish an adoption agency for its 1960's era policy of not disclosing adopted children's mental health records in part because mental health professionals of that era "thought that mental illness could be avoided if a child were placed in a loving environment and that disclosure of birth parents' emotional disturbances would negatively affect the child's bonding with the adoptive parents"
  3. Farias v. Instructional Systems, Inc.

    259 F.3d 91 (2d Cir. 2001)   Cited 320 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the federal standard applies to claims for punitive damages under NYCHRL
  4. Thoreson v. Penthouse Intl

    80 N.Y.2d 490 (N.Y. 1992)   Cited 396 times
    Relying on expressio unius, statutory language, and legislative history to foreclose expansion of listed damages remedies
  5. Albunio v. City of New York

    2011 N.Y. Slip Op. 2480 (N.Y. 2011)   Cited 222 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding evidence sufficient to support jury's finding of NYCHRL retaliation where plaintiff "filed a discrimination complaint," the defendant "knew of the complaint," and sometime "after the complaint was filed, [plaintiff] was subjected to a series of adverse employment actions"
  6. DaimlerChrysler v. Spitzer

    7 N.Y.3d 653 (N.Y. 2006)   Cited 155 times
    In Spitzer, James Warner bought a new truck manufactured by General Motors Corporation in March 2003. Shortly after acquiring the truck, Warner discovered a transmission problem and attempted to have the problem fixed on five occasions between April and November 2003.
  7. Nardelli v. Stamberg

    44 N.Y.2d 500 (N.Y. 1978)   Cited 295 times
    Recognizing that a finding of malice that establishes a malicious prosecution claim supports an award of punitive damages
  8. Sharapata v. Town of Islip

    56 N.Y.2d 332 (N.Y. 1982)   Cited 259 times
    Holding that state and political subdivisions are not subject to punitive damages
  9. Romanello v. Intesa Sanpaolo, S.P.A.

    2013 N.Y. Slip Op. 6600 (N.Y. 2013)   Cited 106 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that plaintiff's request for “a continued leave of absence to allow him to get better and return to work” where his return to work date was indefinite was an unreasonable request for indefinite leave
  10. Wiercinski v. Mangia 57, Inc.

    787 F.3d 106 (2d Cir. 2015)   Cited 57 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding "[t]he only conduct that can be imputed to [the employer] that [the employee] alleges was 'malicious' or 'recklessly indifferent' was [a supervisor's] alleged failure to act after [the employee] complained to her about the discrimination," yet noting that "even if this fact could establish an employer's liability for co-worker harassment, it does not, by itself, warrant an award of punitive damages"
  11. Section 2000e - Definitions

    42 U.S.C. § 2000e   Cited 44,973 times   92 Legal Analyses
    Granting EEOC authority to issue procedural regulations to carry out Title VII provisions
  12. Section 1981 - Equal rights under the law

    42 U.S.C. § 1981   Cited 32,164 times   164 Legal Analyses
    Granting equal rights to "make and enforce contracts" without regard to race
  13. Section 2601 - Findings and purposes

    29 U.S.C. § 2601   Cited 6,459 times   34 Legal Analyses
    Finding that there is inadequate job security for employees who have serious health conditions that prevent them from working for temporary periods
  14. Section 290 - Purposes of article

    N.Y. Exec. Law § 290   Cited 2,096 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Describing purpose of article as, inter alia, "to eliminate and prevent discrimination in employment"
  15. s 500.27 - Discretionary proceedings to review certified questions from Federal courts and other courts of last resort

    N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. tit. 22 § 500.27   Cited 197 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Listing courts from which the New York Court of Appeals will accept certified questions