Litigation

Mobilization for Justice works to end the root causes of inequities through impact litigation, law reform and policy advocacy. Our work focuses on three broad areas: Disability and Aging Rights, Economic Justice and Housing matters.

DISABILITY AND AGING RIGHTS

Class Action Lawsuit Challenges New York State’s Failure to Transition Nursing Home Residents Back Into Community Settings
Bagley et al v. The New York State Department of Health, 1:15-cv-04845-FB-CLP (E.D.N.Y.)

Lawsuit to Stop the Sudden Displacement of Seniors from Prospect Park Residence
Berger et al. v. Prospect Park Residence LLC et al., 6639/2014 (Kings S. Ct.)

Class Action Lawsuit by People with Disabilities Challenging Access-A-Ride’s Policies
Caldwell et al v. New York City Transit Authority et al

Class Action Alleges Dangerous Conditions & Civil Rights Violations in Adult Home
Bloomfield et al. v. Surf Manor Home for Adults et al.,  9038/2012, Supreme Court, Kings County

ECONOMIC JUSTICE

Class Action Lawsuit Lodged Against a Debt Buyer, its Debt Collection Law Firm, and a Related Process Serving Entity for Violation of FDCPA and Related Claims
Fisher et al. v. Leucadia National Corp. et al., No. 452328/2016 (Sup. Ct. N.Y. Cty.). Sykes v. Mel S. Harris, LLC, 09 Civ. 08486 (SDNY)

Lawsuit Against Car Dealership Targeting Immigrants in Deceptive Sales and Lending Scheme
Tuhin v. New York Motor Group LLC et al., 13-CV-2337 (ARR) (SMG)

Immigrant Worker Sues Supermarket Alleging Years of Unpaid Work
Pinzon v. 553 La Mina Supermarket, Inc., No. 16-cv-460 (S.D.N.Y.)

Class Action Lawsuits Against Home Care Agencies that Failed to Pay Proper Wages
Castillo et al. v. BNV Home Care Agency , Inc. et al., No. 650726/2013, Supreme Court, NY County

Castillo v. First Care of New York, Inc. No. 51140/2013 (Westchester Sup.)

HOUSING

African-American Homeowners Charge HUD with Discrimination
Washington v. HUD et al, 16 CV 3948

Homeowner Sues U.K. Bank Charging Predatory Lending Scheme
Wong v. Barclays Bank PLC, 14 CV 3044

Mobilization for Justice Defends Dismissal of Foreclosure Action
Wells Fargo v. Parker, First Dept. Docket #2013-00272

Mobilization for Justice Defends Sanctions Imposed on Bank for Failure to Negotiate in Good Faith
U.S. Bank National Association v. Smith et al, Second Dept., Docket #13-00295

Homeowner Sues Mortgage Rescue Scammer
Brardo v. American Hope Group, Inc., et al, Index No. 21154/2013, Supreme Court, Queens County

Class Action Suit for Breach of Contract Lodged against Bank of America by Homeowners in Foreclosure
Marie Freeman, v. BAC Home Loan Servicing, LP and Bank of America, CV 10-6380 (EDNY), a/k/a In re Bank of America Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) Contract Litigation MDL No. 2193 (D. Mass.)

Federal Fair Housing Lawsuit Details Discrimination against African Americans and People with Rental Subsidies
Fair Housing Justice Center, Inc., et al v. Kosova Properties, Inc., et al, 16 CV 3537

Class Action Suit Cites Operators of Illegal Three-quarter Houses for Deceptive Practices and Violation of Tenant Protection Laws
David et al v. #1 Marketing Service, Inc., RYB Realty LLC, Index No. 30238/2010, Supreme Court, Kings County

AMICUS BRIEFS

Amicus Brief Challenges Parole Revocation Process for People Adjudicated Mentally Incompetent

Mobilization for Justice Files Amicus Brief Urging NY Courts to Adopt Stronger Standards on Retaliation for Complaints of Employment Discrimination

Low-Wage Workers Fight Arbitrary Barriers to Vindicating Rights

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