Bronxville, NY asked in Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination for New York

Q: Hello, I’m looking to file a lawsuit against the FDNY for the ongoing discrimination, assaults and mistreatment

I’m looking to file a lawsuit against the FDNY for the ongoing discrimination, assaults and mistreatment against people of color. The FDNY has been able to continue this behavior for over 150 years with little resistant. Due to the previous lawsuits that lasted several years I have had one time to apply for the job and have know aged out, i feel i shouldn't be penalized because the FDNY hatred towards people of color. The FDNY has ramped-up their efforts after losing the lawsuit to do more to diversify the department and blacks are under attack. I’m trying to see if I have grounds to pursue a suit, any help would be greatly appreciative.

1 Lawyer Answer
Charles Joseph
Charles Joseph
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Unfortunately, the information you’ve given in your question is not specific enough to determine whether you have grounds for a lawsuit. You should contact an experienced employment attorney in your area and discuss the particulars of your situation.

This response is not legal advice, but is general information only, based upon the information stated in the question and general legal principles. It is provided for general educational purposes of the public who may have similar questions, not for any specific individual or circumstance. It is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. Legal issues depend on all the specific facts of a situation, which are not present here. If you would like to obtain specific legal advice about your issue, you must contact a local attorney who is licensed to practice law in your state.

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