Mr. Gitlin has represented hard of hearing clients in a wide variety of legal matters. Some of those matters include representation of hard of hearing individuals in significant personal injury litigation, including wrongful death and conscious pain and suffering.
Additionally, Mr. Gitlin has represented members of the deaf and hard of hearing community in matters ranging from eviction proceedings brought in Housing Court; matrimonial actions arising out of spousal abuse; and, for example, commercial matters where deaf clients have been discriminated against due to their hearing loss.
Mr. Gitlin has advised hard of hearing clients, moreover, in matters involving consumer fraud; discrimination in employment; discrimination in hospital and medical settings; and in controversies surrounding public entitlements.
Mr. Gitlin has created a practice revolving around the rights of the hard-of-hearing community. He has spent time learning about the challenges confronting the hard-of-hearing community and is dedicated to advocating the rights of this community that arise under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the New York State Human Rights Law, and the New York City Human Rights Law. Additionally, Mr. Gitlin’s practice includes representation of the hard-of-hearing community in matters involving negligence, medical malpractice, social security disability, real estate, housing, matrimonial and commercial matters.