We are very pleased to announce that for the third time in three years, one of our cases has made national news with national implications.
Silver Spring MD Wrongful Termination Law Blog
An employment law case has many important and intricate parts. However, the two most important parts of the case are the plaintiff’s deposition in the pre-trial discovery portion of the case and the plaintiff’s cross-examination at trial. Many clients mistakenly believe that if a jury detests the employers witnesses and doesn’t believe them that alone will win a large verdict. However, this is far from the case.
Mr. Fischer was recently quoted in the nation's leading credit union news source.
Another Disability Discrimination Decision in Our Favor, Williams v. Baltimore City Community College (“BCCC”), 1:12-cv-00238-GLR
On behalf of Morris E. Fischer, LLC posted in Disability on October 6, 2014
The United States District Court for the District of Maryland Denied Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment on September 23, 2014, granting a Jury Trial. During her employment with BCCC, Ms. Diane Williams Plaintiff suffered from an eye disorder called Keratoconus, which causes a distortion in the shape of the eye. The condition required both surgery and a cornea transplant. Ms. Williams requested FMLA leave in order to have eye surgery, as well as to recover, and FMLA leave was granted by BCCC. After initially granting leave to Ms. Williams, BCCC informed Ms. Williams she would have to return to work earlier than expected or be terminated. BCCC dated a letter Ms. Williams was unable to return to work on this date, and was terminated by BCCC.
On behalf of Morris E. Fischer, LLC posted in Disability on September 15, 2014
On September 14, 2014, Morris E. Fischer, Esq. along with Scott Elkind, Esq. from Elkind & Shea, LLP lectured to the Dystonia Support Group of Greater Washington, DC, at Holy Cross hospital, Silver Spring, MD. Mr. Fischer spoke on the best way to obtain disability accommodations from an employee’s company or federal agency.