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Press Release: Korsinsky & Klein LLP Succeeds In Reversing A Dismissal In The Second Circuit For Improper Subject Matter Jurisdiction

New York- On May 17, 2022, by Summary Order, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit found in favor of Appellants, represented by Korsinsky & Klein, LLP, reversing the District Court. (Docket: Scripts Wholesale, Inc. v. Mainspring Distrib. LLC – Case 21-1775)

The underlying Plaintiffs filed a Complaint against Defendants for breach of contract, unjust enrichment, money had and received, breach of fiduciary duty and conversion seeking damages upwards of $4 million. The Complaint invoked the Court’s jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1332, the diversity jurisdiction statute. » Read More

Michael Korsinsky, Esq. Appointed General Counsel of Chayim Aruchim

On May 17, 2022, founding partner Michael Korsinsky, Esq. was appointed as General Counsel to Chayim Aruchim, known as the Center for Culturally Sensitive Health Advocacy and Counseling. » Read More

What Does New York City’s Pay Transparency Act Mean For Your Company? 

New York City recently enacted the Pay Transparency Act (the “Act”).  As discussed below, effective May 15, 2022, employers in New York City will be required to disclose salary ranges when posting available positions for jobs. In December 2021, the New York City… » Read More

Medicaid Alert! Make Gift Transfers Before October 1 to Avoid Penalty Period

If you or a loved one will require Medicaid home care or community-based services in the state of New York, be sure to conduct all gift transfers before October 1. Effective January 1, 2021, a 30-month look-back period will be applied to Medicaid home care and community-based services for gift transfers made on or after October 1. This new rule,  » Read More

Court Upholds Guardianship After Long Contest

On March 18, 2020, the New York Appellate Division, Second Department affirmed the decision upholding the proposed guardian selected by Korsinsky and Klein, LLP in a highly contested guardianship proceeding brought on behalf of its client. In addition, the appellate court affirmed the decision by the lower court that revoked the health care proxy and power of attorney of a sibling.  » Read More

 

Tax Deadline Season Extended by 90 Days

The Treasury and Internal Revenue Service announced on March 18 that taxpayers can delay paying their income taxes for up to 90 days, which includes income taxes up to $1 million.

Korsinsky and Klein, LLP is monitoring these changes closely and understand the confusion that clients may have regarding the new tax filing procedures.  » Read More

Clarification of GIS

On March 5, 2020, the New York State Department of Health issued and posted GIS 20 MA-03: “Clarification of GIS 19 MA/04, “Clarification of Policy for Treatment of Income Placed in Medicaid Exception Trusts” with an effective date of March 3, 2020. The GIS states:

“The purpose of this General Information System (GIS) message is to inform local departments of social services (LDSS) of a clarification to GIS 19 MA/04,  » Read More

Updating Advance Directives for Coronavirus

New York now has numerous confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), a highly contagious respiratory infection that has been spreading worldwide. While experts say the risk of infection is relatively low, there are some populations that may be more vulnerable, including seniors and people with pre-existing conditions. As officials work toward a solution to this threat, adults should take this opportunity to ensure that their estate plans are up-to-date and include advance directives.  » Read More