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3 Gersowitz, Libo & Korek, P.C. Partners Named to the 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers List

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Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. is proud to announce that partners Edward H. Gersowitz, Jeff S. Korek, and Michael A. Fruhling have been selected to the 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers list. This is an exclusive list that recognizes the top five percent of attorneys in the state. Super Lawyers is a rating service

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Child Abuse Victims Advocate for the Need to Extend the Lookback Window Under the Child Victims Act

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As the nation’s hardest hit metro area, New York has seen tremendous changes in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Cuomo has led efforts in responding to the crisis with an aggressive stay-at-home order and closure of non-essential businesses and many courts statewide. The closure of courts and law offices has especially impacted the rights

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An Increase in NYC Crashes Related to Speeding During Coronavirus Pandemic

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A bicyclist tweeted a troubling picture of a car crash on the Williamsburg Bridge a few days ago. Although we don’t know the details of the accident, it looks like the motorist lost control of the car due to speeding. The tweeter is one of many New Yorkers who have complained on social media about

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Growing NYC Pedestrian & Bicyclist Death Toll Linked to Driver Negligence

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New York City launched the “Vision Zero” program with the goal to eliminate all fatalities on city roads. Despite the program’s goals, however, traffic deaths remain high – especially for pedestrians and bicyclists. The culprit for these unfortunate deaths remains the usual careless drivers. Although the high profile safety plan showed promising signs for road

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Harvey Weinstein’s 23-Year Prison Sentence Confirms #MeToo Movement’s Efficacy in Enforcing Accountability

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Despite his attorney’s unjustified protestations, Harvey Weinstein was sentenced today to 23 years in prison for the rape of one woman and the sexual assault of another. As one of many powerful men whose conduct motivated #MeToo, Weinstein’s sentencing confirms the movement’s efficacy in forcing accountability. Finally, predators with deep pockets who for too long

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2019: Bad Year for Pedestrians & Bicyclists in New York

After reaching a record low at 199 in 2018, crash fatalities in New York increased to 214 in 2019. Traffic fatalities were gradually decreasing every year since 2013. Last year was the first year since Vision Zero was implemented in 2014 that fatalities hiked from one year to the other. Although deaths are on a

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Catholic Church Sexual Abusers Sent Abroad After Credible Accusations of Sexual Child Abuse

During a continuing effort to investigate past clergy sexual abuse cases, ProPublica found that the Catholic Church had sent abroad numerous priests who had been accused of sexually abusing children. Some priests even continued to work with children. Most Abusers Sent to Mexico Most of the alleged abusers were sent to Mexico. In a recently

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411 on the #MeToo Movement

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The “Me Too” movement has had a significant impact on our society and workforces. It has caused many employers to reassess their organizational culture and approach to handling sexual misconduct complaints against employees and senior executives. The #MeToo movement has spurred more than a dozen states to adopt new laws on harassment and abuse. Ten

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