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February 2015 – Jonathan Margolis and Beth Myers successfully appeal JNOV

Jonathan Margolis and Beth Myers successfully appeal JNOV, Reinstating $567,500 back pay award. Jonathan Margolis and Beth Myers briefed and argued the appeal, which overturned a Superior Court ruling that set aside a $1.2 million jury verdict awarded to a nurse who Massachusetts General Hospital retaliated against for taking time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act. As a result of the appeal, the court reinstated the jury’s award of $567,500 in back pay damages. Esler v. Sylvia-Reardon and Massachusetts General Hospital, Appeals Court 2014-P-0426.