Harrington, Ocko & Monk represents insurers in municipal claims for violation of civil rights, including the coverage aspects of such claims. The firm also represents professionals including physicians and professional corporations in civil rights claims against state officials and hospitals for unauthorized disciplinary actions without due process.
The firm in its employment litigation practice also regularly defends claims brought against corporate and educational officials alleging due process and other civil rights violations under Title 6, Title 7, and various state and city statutes.
- Successfully defended municipal liability insurer in class action alleging that police conducted routine strip searches of persons arrested for minor offences, in violation of due process.
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Successfully litigated absolute and qualified immunity defenses before Second Circuit involving due process claim involving high level state officials.