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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)
April 22nd, 2021
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 MoreRead 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)
April 21st, 2021
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 MoreRead More
Bloomberg BNA Talks Deaf Discrimination With Eisenberg & Baum, LLP
May 26th, 2017
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 MoreRead More
ESPN Spotlights Deaf High School Football Team
December 8th, 2016
Contributor: Andrew Rozynski, Esq.
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 MoreRead More
Did FedEx Discriminate Against Deaf Employees and Job Applicants?
July 12th, 2016
Contributor: Eric M. Baum, Esq.
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 MoreRead More
Discrimination Against Deaf and Hard of Hearing Employees at Work
December 4th, 2015
Contributor: Eric M. Baum, Esq.
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 MoreRead More
How does a hostile workplace attorney prove fault?
September 16th, 2014
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 MoreRead More
Eisenberg & Baum Team Attends the NAD Breakthrough Awards Gala
March 13th, 2014
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 MoreRead More
3 Hospitals Failed to Help Dying Deaf Patient
February 16th, 2014
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 MoreRead More
Deaf Starbucks Patrons Allege DIscrimination in Lawsuit
August 1st, 2013
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 MoreRead More