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Eisenberg & Baum’s Deaf Law Center Calls Out Injustice Against Police who Ordered 11 year-old Twins to Interpret while Detaining their Deaf Mother (Daily Moth)

On April 11, 2021, a Black Deaf mother, Andrea “Dre” Hollingsworth, who was with her 11-year-old twins, was detained by North Las Vegas Police officers after being pulled over. The video of this police encounter depicts that the officers instruct… Read More
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Eisenberg & Baum’s Deaf Law Center Speaks against North Las Vegas Police Unlawfully Using Children as Interpreters (FOX 5 Vegas Station)

On the evening of April 7th, a Deaf woman, Andrea “Dre” Hollingsworth, was handcuffed and detained by the North Las Vegas Police. The police made 11-year-old twin daughters of Hollingsworth interpret for them during Hollingsworth’s enco… Read More
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Bloomberg BNA Talks Deaf Discrimination With Eisenberg & Baum, LLP

Eisenberg & Baum Law Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing was recently featured in Bloomberg BNA’s “Health Law Reporter.” Partners Eric M. Baum and Andrew Rozynski were interviewed about the work the firm does representing the plaintiffs in… Read More
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Deaf High School Football Team

ESPN Spotlights Deaf High School Football Team

Weeknight high school football is all about the atmosphere. The teamwork, the coaching, and the sound of the crowd. But a recent GEICO ESPN High School Football Showcase made an exception to that rule. It aired the first game in its history featuring… Read More
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FedEx Deaf Discrimination

Did FedEx Discriminate Against Deaf Employees and Job Applicants?

If you are deaf or hard-of-hearing, it can sometimes be hard to get your employer to address your needs. Lack of reasonable accommodations can make your work life miserable, and make it harder for you to do your job. Is that what happened at FedEx Gr… Read More
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Discrimination Against De…

Discrimination Against Deaf and Hard of Hearing Employees at Work

Eisenberg & Baum is proud to be a national leader in providing legal services to people who are deaf or hard of hearing. We’ve built a legal team, including a CODA attorney fluent in sign language and a deaf client liaison, who are committe… Read More
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How does a hostile workplace attorney prove fault?

You may think that if you don’t have direct proof of hostile workplace, like a photograph or a video or an audio recording or a witness, then a lawyer won’t take your case because he won’t be able to prove it. But that’s not correct. Most sex… Read More
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Eisenberg & Baum Team Att…

Eisenberg & Baum Team Attends the NAD Breakthrough Awards Gala

Eisenberg & Baum is a proud sponsor of the National Association of the Deaf’s (NAD) first Breakthrough Awards Gala recognizing trailblazers in the entertainment industry who made it possible for deaf and hard of hearing artists and supporting c… Read More
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3 Hospitals Failed to Hel…

3 Hospitals Failed to Help Dying Deaf Patient

The family of an elderly deaf man, Alfred Weinrib, claims he died not knowing his proper diagnosis because his requests for a sign language interpreter were denied. See Story on News 7 Website Read More
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Deaf Starbucks Patrons Al…

Deaf Starbucks Patrons Allege DIscrimination in Lawsuit

Twelve deaf Starbucks customers have filed a lawsuit alleging that workers at two of the coffee shops in New York City mocked them and refused to serve them because of their disability. View story on New York Times Watch on iDeafNews Read More
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