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CNN: Marc Held Quoted Regarding “Catch & Kill Case”

“Mr. Sajudin has been unable to discuss the circumstances regarding his deal with American Media Inc. and the story that he sold to them, due to a significant financial penalty,” Held told CNN. “Just recently, AMI released Mr. Sajudin from the terms of his agreement and he is now able to speak about his personal experience with them, as well as his story, which is now known to be one of the ‘catch and kill’ pieces. Mr. Sajudin hopes the truth will come out in the very near future.”

Law360: Marc Held, Partner at Held & Hines’ Quoted Re: Equinox Sexual Assault

Marc Held, who represents the plaintiff, told Law360 in a Wednesday email that any business, including a gym, has a duty to protect its members from sexual assault and harassment.
“As such, a member of a gym has the right to use the gym’s facilities, including the steam room, without being touched, groped or assaulted,” he wrote.

NY Post:Held & Hines’ New Equinox Case Reported

Equinox employees have known for years that their “members were engaging in orgies, indecent exposure, masturbation, sexual assault, sexual harassment and lewd behavior in the men’s steam rooms” — yet ignored it all, according to SC’s Manhattan Supreme Court suit.

NY POST: Marc Held, Partner at Held & Hines, LLP Quoted Re: Equinox Class-Action Lawsuit Equinox gym let men have orgies in steam room: suit By Kathianne Boniello May 19, 2018 | 9:08pm | Updated The men’s steam rooms at Equinox gyms are such a hotbed of lust, one Manhattan outpost let its members hold orgies there, a lawsuit claims. A man who complained after a masturbating stranger allegedly laid a hand on him during a steam said he heard the orgy claim from a manager in October. He’s one of five men who banded […]

Law360: Held & Hines’ Uber Class-Action Settlement Approved by Federal Court NY Uber Drivers’ $3M Deal In Fare Cut Spat Gets Early OK Share us on: By Law360 (May 4, 2018, 4:24 PM EDT) — A New York federal judge on Friday greenlighted a $3 million settlement in a putative class action alleging Uber miscalculated taxes and deductions from drivers’ fares or falsely promised that they would earn a guaranteed income, saying the deal is substantive enough and procedurally fair. Despite objections from other drivers who’ve separately sued Uber Technologies […]

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