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OPLN’s Ali Loprete, Esq. Speaks on NPR’s Brian Lehrer Show “Legal News Roundup”

On April 18, 2018, OPLN attorney Ali Loprete was selected to speak on the Brian Lehrer show during a discussion regarding representation in sexual assault and harassment cases. Specifically, Ms. Loprete answered questions concerning the attorney-client privilege and how it is often challenged and must be protected in adversarial proceedings. Ms. Loprete also discussed her […]


Racial Discrimination and Retaliation for Reporting Harassment

New Jersey police officer Sergeant Marshawn Love was just trying to do the right thing when he reported a fellow officer’s sexual harassment claims against a superior. Most workplaces would be proud to have an employee who sticks up for their coworkers’ right to be treated equally. However, according to Sgt. Love, the response from […]


Medical Errors Are the Third-Highest Cause of Death in America

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University recently found that medical errors kill 250,000 Americans per year. That makes medical error the third-highest cause of death in the United States – behind only cancer and heart disease. Every year, mistakes made by doctors or medical staff result in thousands of deaths nationwide. This statistic should be shocking […]


Successfully Defending Clients Against Homophobia

While everyone deserves equal treatment in the workplace, discrimination is still a reality for many American workers. Our client, Dan Wreiden, was one such worker. As a city employee, he did the important job of reviewing applications from people who want to build or renovate properties in historic districts. He was even promoted to supervisor. […]


Religious Expression — “God Bless You”

While working as a toll collector, Cynthia Fernandez liked to say goodbye to customers by saying, “Have a nice day; God bless you,” a reference to her Christian faith. But according to Cynthia, her employer told her she was not allowed to say “God bless you” to customers, out of fear that non-Christians would be […]


Clinic That Infected 30 Patients Didn’t Handle Injections Properly, Official Says

WALL TOWNSHIP – The Osteo Relief Institute shut down earlier this month after 30 patients contracted infections that were linked to the institute, according to local reports. The Osteo Relief Institute located on Route 34 in Wall Township voluntarily closed March 7 after patients contracted various bacterial infections from injections to their knees, Monmouth County […]

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