Nov 08, 2012

GETTING YOUR FACEBOOK ACCOUNT IN A CAR ACCIDENT CASE

By C. Kevin Leonard – New Hampshire Personal Injury Attorney Recently, a New York court limited a defendant’s access to an injured party’s social media accounts and postings. In Kregg v. Maldonado, the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, the defendant requested …

Oct 25, 2012

CAN I SUE A TOWN OR CITY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE?

By Jason R.L. Major – New Hampshire Civil Litigation Attorney A lot of clients we represent at Douglas, Leonard & Garvey involve claims against municipalities. Many of the claims are employment-related, and many are related to police misconduct. Litigating against …

Oct 10, 2012

DISCRIMINATION LAWS PROTECT HAOLES (WHITES) AS WELL AS OTHERS

By Charles G. Douglas – New Hampshire Employment Law Attorney With the changing demographic nature of our nation’s population, it was inevitable that at some point a white employee would be able to claim harassment because of her race. In …

Sep 18, 2012

CAN MY EMPLOYER REQUIRE ME TO TAKE MEDICAL OR MENTAL TESTS?

By Richard J. Lehmann – New Hampshire Employment Lawyer The Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”) protects employees from being fired, demoted, or denied promotion based on physical or mental disability. Questions about ADA protections often arise when an employer uses …

May 25, 2012

$1.5 MILLION JURY AWARD FOR FORMER NH STATE TROOPER

After a two week trial, Attorneys Chuck Douglas and Kevin Leonard obtained a $1.5 million jury award for our client, James Conrad, a former New Hampshire State Trooper, against his former employer, Division of State Police, along with a supervisor. …

May 24, 2012

DO PUBLIC EMPLOYEES HAVE A RIGHT TO SUE FOR VIOLATIONS OF FREEDOM OF SPEECH?

Last year, on October 31, 2012, a jury awarded a state employee, Mark Jordan, a verdict (READ ORDER) of $150,000 against the State of NH for violations of RSA 98-E. That statute provides that anyone in government who interferes in …

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