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Monday, December 30, 2019

Housing Discrimination Lawsuits and Damages

On 11/17/19 Newsday published "Long Island Divided" a report of the state of housing discrimination on Long Island.

Private discrimination lawsuits are about to flood the courts and suits can result in 6 to 7 figure awards. A discrimination plaintiff bringing a court proceeding will seek actual damages (direct for loss of housing and consequential of emotional distress for loss of dignity), punitive damages, statutory penalties, attorneys' fees and costs.

Read the full article by Andrew Lieb, Esq. published in The Suffolk Lawyer here. 


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