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Category: Press Releases

McLaughlin & Stern Representing Employees of Rochdale Village Who Are Members of Special and Superior Officers Benevolent Association Alleging Breach of the Duty of Fair Representation

Thu 15 November 2018 Press Releases

On Monday, November 12, 2018, McLaughlin & Stern, LLP filed a complaint on behalf of Ansdher Civil, an employee of Rochdale Village and a member of Special and Superior Officers Benevolent Association (“SSOBA”), in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. SSOBA is a labor […]

Massachusetts Superior Court Grants Preliminary Approval of a Proposed $3,000,000 Settlement in LaChapelle v. PeoplesBank and Appoints McLaughlin & Stern as Co-Lead Class Counsel

Tue 6 November 2018 Press Releases

On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, Judge Constance M. Sweeney granted preliminary approval of a proposed $3,000,000 settlement in LaChapelle, et. al. v. PeoplesBank, et. al. (1679-cv-00906 Massachusetts Superior Court, Hampden County), a consumer class action. Plaintiff, Craig LaChapelle, alleged that he, and all other similarly affected PeoplesBank customers, were monetarily […]

District Court Grants Class Certification for Rochdale Village Employees and Appoints McLaughlin and Stern as Lead Class Counsel

Thu 4 October 2018 Press Releases

On October 2, 2018, the Hon. Raymond J. Dearie, of the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York approved the Report and Recommendation from Magistrate Judge Bulsara for class certification in the ongoing class action entitled Morales v. Rochdale Village, Inc., 15-cv-502 (RJD)(SJB). In the ruling, the Court […]

Condominium and Homeowners Association Liens, Foreclosures, and Bankruptcy

Fri 29 June 2018 Press Releases

The Florida Bar has recently published the Fourth Edition of the treatise “Florida Condominium and Community Association Law”. Chapter 16, “Condominium and Homeowners’ Association Liens, Foreclosures, and Bankruptcy”, was co-authored by Palm Beach Bankruptcy Partner, Steven S. Newburgh. The 141-page chapter is oriented to the non-bankruptcy, state law practitioner, who […]