The New York Times published an editorial about the Ebola virus, which has been known to modern medicine for forty years, yet no remedy have been developed “to protect and treat thousands of Africans.” nyti.ms/1su1fri
New York state’s medical society has called on the federal Department of Veterans Affairs to allow veterans to seek care outside the VA system, and is putting together a registry of physicians willing to provide care to vets. To register, click here.
Let's Talk Real Solutions: Mental Health in The U.S.
Carolyn Reinach Wolf, from my office, recently wrote an article for The Huffington Post entitled, “Let’s Talk Real Solutions: Mental Health in The U.S.” Please read the full article, and comment on your thoughts.
Steve Eisman discussed why a digital privacy law is placed in a prenuptial and/or postnuptial agreement in The Daily Beast. Eisman said the number of clients requesting them, and the number he has advised to seek them, has increased in recent years. “We live in a digital age where we rely on our computers to do just about everything. From our taxes to banking information, it’s all done on our computers and online.”
Sharon Stiller recently appeared on Fox Rochester to discuss health problems and your job. She discussed the legal aspects to consider when you approach the situation with your employer. To watch the clip, click HERE.
Touro Law opened a new Institute on Aging and Longevity Law in July 2013. Bob Abrams serves as the Chair of the Advisory Committee.
His expertise and engagement in the field of elder law and concern for the rights of senior citizens inspired the creation of this Institute. In conjunction with the Institute, Bob is developing a multi-year certificate program for lawyers in the field of aging and longevity law.
Complying with the many federal, state and local laws that regulate our everyday employment decisions is challenging. It is important to understand labor and employment laws, including employment at will, pre-employment questions, hiring practices, record keeping, complying with wage and hours laws and staying away from discrimination claims.
Rochester Business Alliance, 150 State Street, 8:30am-12:30pm
The New York City Earned Sick Time Act has been expanded.
NYC employers with five or more employees will be required to provide up to five days of paid sick time per calendar year, as will those employing domestics, regardless of the number of domestics employed.
The Corridor Publishes Neil Kaufman's Article on LICA
Neil Kaufman wrote an article on the Long Island Capital Alliance (LICA), a not-for-profit organization, which assists local companies in raising growth capital. The firm is a sponsor of LICA. Mr. Kaufman is Chairman of the organization, which holds four capital forums a year in Melville. http://bit.ly/1eSUN6J
The Nuts & Bolts of Medicaid Managed Long Term Care
Explore with the panelists the nuts and bolts of Medicaid managed long term care. Through interactive discussion, the panelists will give insights and suggestions in dealing with issues ranging from covered services, mandatory enrollments, legislative intent, and appealing managed long term care decisions.
Howard Fensterman Sees Mid-Size Law Firms As Best Positioned To Deliver the Critical Combination of Expertise & Value For Today’s Complex Legal Entanglements
The collective expertise and experience within today’s mid-size law firms and the resulting insights that evolve among the firm’s senior members, represents a firm’s true brand-value; the DNA of the firm that immediately resonates with clients who are, more than ever, demanding high quality service across a broader array of competencies and efficiency in meeting their complex legal challenges.
STEVEN EISMAN SELECTED FOR INCLUSION IN "2013 NEW YORK SUPER LAWYER” AND “2014 BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA” LISTS
Steven Eisman has been selected for the inclusion in 2013 New York Super Lawyer’s list by Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for business and professionals. Eisman is an executive partner and oversees Divorce and Family Law, Civil Litigation and Appeals practices at the firm.
Abrams Fensterman and Morrell Kosher Caterers Team Up to Support Long Island Charities
Iconic Institutions Abrams Fensterman and Morrell Kosher Caterers Agree to Set Aside Lingering Disputes In the Interest of Their Clients, Their Staff, and the Greater Long Island Community. Read More: bit.ly/IcHujF
Howard Fensterman Hosts Fundraiser for Bill de Blasio
Howard Fensterman hosted a fundraiser for NYC mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio at Mr. Fensterman’s Long Island residence, where over ninety Long Island community leaders gathered to show their support for the Democratic nominee.
“Bill de Blasio is going to pursue a strategy that will result in a stronger New York City and, in so doing, will add to the vitality of Nassau and Suffolk Counties.” stated Mr. Fensterman.
Attorney Frank Carone's Interview with Private Wealth Magazine
Private Wealth Magazine interviewed Attorney Frank Carrone about the complexities of legal issues facing wealthy clients and how he and the firm work to resolve these issues in the client’s favor. http://bit.ly/19tfSvK
Moriah Adamo, an associate at Abrams Fensterman, is involved in all aspects of securing third party benefits for nursing homes, including Medicaid. She focuses her practice on asset protection, applying for Medicaid, initiating and pursuing appeals of Medicaid denials and preparing for and advocating for appellants at Fair Hearings and Article 78 proceedings.
Howard Fensterman welcomes Maya Petrocelli to the firm.
Maya Petrocelli has joined as an Associate in the Civil Litigation Department. Her practice area is insurance defense and personal injury cases and she represents clients involved in construction, labor law and automobile accidents.
Ms. Petrocelli received her J. D. from Suffolk University Law School in 2009, and was an member of the National Trial Team.
There was a fundraiser for Chabad of Port Washington, organized and run by Jordan Fensterman, son of Howard Fensterman, who is a member of the Port Washington Chabad Board of Trustees. The fundraiser included a market of donated goods from hundreds of people, which led to a successful collection of proceeds that will be used towards Chabad’s charitable causes. It was a beautiful day for this event and surely was a help towards its success.
Abrams Fensterman Senior Partner Carolyn Wolf discusses Treatment for Mental Illness in Newsday
"There’s been a lot of talk, but no action and no money" says Carolyn Reinach Wolf. Ms. Wolff has represented families in mental illness cases in hospitals, insurance companies and the courts. Read the entire article here..
Howard Fensterman participated in the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America charity golf tournament to benefit research for cures for the disease. Attorney Jordan Fensterman and associates Michael and Jeff Getzel also participated in the tournament to benefit the cause.
Mr. Fensterman is a strong contributor to CCFA and will continue to support CCFA in ongoing future events.
Howard Fensterman fueled by an uncommon level of frustration, concern for the 36 investors and a sense of responsibility to do whatever he can to get those responsible to return the investors’ money and to protect any other U.S. investors who might be induced into investing in the U.A.E., Howard Fensterman has taken his battle to the world-wide web. read more..