Jackson Lewis, Winokur To Pay Up For Late Appeal

Law360, New York (August 9, 2010, 7:19 PM EDT) -- Jackson Lewis LLP and Massachusetts firm Winokur Serkey & Rosenberg PC will have to pay damages to Global NAPS Inc. for failing to file a timely appeal of a $1.3 million verdict in a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit, Massachusetts' highest court ruled Monday.

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court found that Global would have won its appeal of a $1.3 million award granted in 2005 to a former housekeeper for the company's president, Frank T. Gangi, had its counsel filed a timely appeal of the case.

The ruling...
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