Tag Archives: discrimination

Independant Contractors May Have “Employee” Rights

Attorney Murphy has been working on several employment cases that are game changing for his clients.  These cases mostly involve misclassification of individuals as “independent contractors”.  Unfortunately, as independent contractors these individuals previously believed they did not have standing to bring lawsuits against their … Continue reading

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Clients Retain Possession After Eviction Trial

Attorney Murphy’s clients, two co-tenants, recently received a satisfactory bench trial judgment in which they retained possession of their apartment.  The tenants’ landlord filed for eviction against Attorney Murphy’s clients due to non-payment of rent.  The court, however, found that … Continue reading

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Aggressively Defending LGBT and Minority Tenant Rights

Last week, Attorney Murphy successfully defended two black, lesbian tenants against their landlord.  The landlord told the women on their second day in the apartment that they had to move out or face eviction.  Attorney Murphy’s clients believed the landlord … Continue reading

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Unjust or Wrongful Termination

Attorney Murphy believes employees must understand their rights when dealing with a termination or lay-off.  For example, State and Federal law provides legal recourse for individuals who may have been unlawfully terminated.  Attorney Murphy’s legal counsel is comprehensive and begins … Continue reading

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Rent Withholding Nets Client Thousands of Dollars

Recently, Attorney Murphy settled an eviction case on behalf of a client/tenant residing in Westfield, MA.  The landlord filed an eviction against Attorney Murphy’s client for non-payment of rent.  The client, however, had been advised by Attorney Murphy not to … Continue reading

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