Ferman v. Sturgis Cleaners, Inc.
SJC-12602Argue Date: Tuesday December 4, 2018
*Summary: Employment Law-- This case deals with the appropriate standard for an award of attorney’s fees against an employer in an action under the Massachusetts Wage Act.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Lenk, Gaziano, Lowy, Budd, Cypher, Kafker, JJ.
Appellant: Sturgis Cleaners, Inc.
Counsel for Appellant: Patricio Rossi, Esquire
Appellee: Belky Ferman
Counsel for Appellee: Patricio Rossi, Esquire
Court Appealed From: Suffolk Superior Court
Lower Court Judge: Karen F. Green, J.
Route to SJC: Direct Appellate Review
Amici Curiae: Immigrant Worker Center Collabor., Mental Health Legal Advisors Com., Community Legal Aid, Inc., The Center for Law and Education, In., Disability Law Center, National Consumer Law Center, Heisler, Feldman & McCormick, P., Suffolk University Law School Ac., Massachusetts Law Reform Institu., American Civil Liberties Union .
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