Litigious Christmas

Scott, Andrew
December 2004
Fairfield County Business Journal;12/20/2004, Vol. 43 Issue 51, p5
This article informs that due to the holiday season and activities revolving around it, employers have been sued more in the last 10 years than in the 10 years prior to that. Mark R. Carta, senior partner and head of the litigation department of Rucci, Bumham, Carta & Edelberg L.L.P in Darien, said partners interested in suing their companies because they are dissatisfied with their year-aid bonuses are the types of litigation the company sees when the new year rolls around. Another fuel for litigation is when an employee resigns or is laid off right before the year ends and isn't compensated.


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