New York Civil Rights Violation Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Condemns Muslim Hate Crime

Thursday, February 23, 2012  Arrow   New York Civil Rights Violation Lawyer from The Perecman Fir...
by Penni Horwitz, The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C.

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Penni Horwitz, who is in charge of PR for The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., sent out a press release on Thursday, February 23, 2012 to announce: "New York Civil Rights Violation Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Condemns Muslim Hate Crime"

According to Penni Horwitz, new York civil rights violation lawyer David Perecman denounces hate crimes in New York following the appearance of anti-Muslim graffiti on a Brooklyn storefront. 

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. is located at 250 West 57th Street, New York, New York, USA 10107. Penni Horwitz can be contacted by phone at 212-977-7033 for more information.

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The manager of TDS Insurance discovered Islamaphobic vandalism on his store and reported it to police, reported the New York Daily News (2/9/2012). The apparent New York hate crime incident occurred last week.

"'Allah is s--t,'" said the anti-Muslim graffiti, according to the New York Daily News.

As reported by the tabloid, Bangladeshis in Kensington said they are now "living in fear" and "emotionally scarred" as a result of the apparent hate crime.

"Hate crime is not acceptable," said New York civil rights violation lawyer David Perecman, founder of The Perecman Firm, one of New York's civil rights violation law firms. "Everyone has the right to live their lives without fear of targeted hostility, discrimination or harassment based on their religion, nationality, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, or disability.

New York City reported 350 New York hate crime incidents in 2010, according to the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services. Anti-Islamic bias accounted for 22 out of 119 New York hate crime incidents (18%).

New York's hate crime law allows for enhanced penalties if a crime takes place in which the victim is targeted because of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation or other factors, regardless of whether the belief or perception is correct.

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About David Perecman and The Perecman Firm, PLLC:

For the past 30 years, the New York civil rights violation, medical malpractice, construction accident, and auto accident lawyers at The Perecman Firm, PLLC have handled all types of civil rights violation cases including hate crimes. David Perecman, founder of the Firm, has been recognized for his achievements as an Honoree in the National Law Journal's Hall of Fame, in New York Magazine's "The Best Lawyers in America" and The New York Times Magazine "New York Super Lawyers, Metro Edition" for the years 2007-2010. The prestigious U.S. News & World Report ranks The Perecman Firm among the top 20 personal injury firms in New York City for 2011-2012.

The Firm has recovered millions of dollars for its clients. Among the more recent victories, Mr. Perecman won a $15 million verdict** for a construction accident, a $5.35 million dollar verdict*** for an automobile accident, and a $40 million dollar structured settlement for medical malpractice****.

The Perecman Firm serves Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island, Westchester, Upstate NY, Morris County, and Rockland County.

**later settled while on appeal for $7.940 million
*** later settled for $3.5 million
**** total potential payout

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