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Former Chase FINRA Broker that filed $750,000 FINRA arbitration, wins appeal upholding UI decision
The law firm Imbesi Christensen received notification that the UI Appeal Board upheld a hearing award issued in favor of the firm's client, a FINRA broker and personal banker, who subsequently filed a $750,000 FINRA arbitration (Case No. 013-19533)
In the initial hearing, Chase notified the Department of Labor that the former employee was discharged for misconduct and should not be entitled to unemployment insurance benefits. The Honorable Wendy Pichardo issued an award, in favor of the firm's client. Chase appealed Jude Pichardo's hearing decision.
After a review of the appellate documents, the UI Appeal Board upheld Judge Pichardo's decision. A copy of the decision can be viewed on the law firm's website, www.lawicm.com. The case is titled, Vidal v. JP Morgan Chase Bank NA (A.L.J. Case No. 013-19533, Appeal Board No. 574378)
Subsequent to the initial hearing, the former employee of Chase filed a FINRA arbitration requesting expungement and $750,000 in damages.
Hearing Requested: May 28, 2013
Decision Mailed and Filed: June 27, 2013
Appeal Mailed and Filed: October 3, 2013
Claimant's Legal Representation:
Brittany Weiner and Vincent Imbesi
450 7th Avenue, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10123
Imbesi Christensen represents both employees and employers involved in employment related disputes, including New York Unemployment Insurance Appeals.