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Let’s Stay Engaged: Party Participation During Remote Mediations

In the latest edition of the Labor and Employment Law Journal, a peer-written substantiative with articles relating to the practice of labor and employment law on various topics, published by The New York State Bar Association , Darren Rumack, Esq., contributed the following article on participation during remote mediations. You can find Mr. Rumack’s article beginning on page 24 of the journal. READ MORE >>>

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Construction Accidents - The Fatal Four

By Robert A. Cardali, Esq., April 26, 2024

We all know how dangerous construction accidents are in New York.  However, did you know that four types of accidents stand out amongst the pack?  We break down what the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) refer to as the “fatal four” in this article. READ MORE >>>

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Statutes of Limitations - Personal Injury

By Robert A. Cardali, Esq., March 29, 2024

The law can be a complicated and dense matter to digest, especially when it comes to laws that apply in New York.  That is why it is our job to simplify things for you as best we can. The following statutes of limitations are important to know should you be involved in a lawsuit.  These should act as a quick guide if you are involved in an incident and want to know certain time limitations you have to file a lawsuit.   READ MORE >>>

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A Focused Statement Can Ease Employment Mediation

By Darren Rumack, Esq., January 19, 2024
On Jan. 9, the U.S. Department of Labor announced its final rule regarding whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. Effective March 11, the new rule rescinds the Trump-era independent contractor rule with a six-factor test. READ MORE >>>
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The Gentle Art of Dispute Resolution – Mediation Lessons from a Jiu Jitsu Practitioner

By Darren Rumack, Esq., June 6, 2023
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, which I have practiced for more than a decade, has taught me invaluable life lessons on and off the mats.  After a recent training session, I began to realize that many of the lessons of jiu jitsu apply to a different part of my life: mediation. READ MORE >>>
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Remote Mediations and Unwanted Guests

By Darren Rumack, Esq., May 4, 2023
The federal government has officially ended the COVID-19 emergency, but remote mediation remains. The practical benefits of remote mediation for both attorneys and their clients are obvious. On the other hand, the relaxed formality of remote mediations has created unexpected problems, including the appearance of uninvited guests, who can wreak havoc and endanger a productive mediation process. By working ahead, mediators and attorneys can prepare to keep these surprise attendees from ruining a mediation. READ MORE >>>