Each year Super Lawyers Magazine, a Thomson Reuters publication, recognizes the top 5 percent of lawyers in New Jersey. To receive the title of Super Lawyer, an attorney must attain a significant level of peer recognition and professional achievement. For the tenth year in a row, New Jersey-based firm O’Connor, Parsons, Lane and Noble continues to…

A $3.45 million settlement was recently reached resolving a wrongful death lawsuit resulting from failure to diagnose and treat post-operative internal bleeding that led to the plaintiff’s death. In August 2009, eleven days after undergoing an operation to treat prostate cancer, the plaintiff returned to Trinitas Hospital in Elizabeth, New Jersey, presenting complaints of chest…

A new bout of litigation recently commenced in federal court in Camden after a lesbian employee filed a lawsuit against Wawa convenience store for unleashing an unrelenting torrent of sexual orientation harassment and discrimination against her, which culminated in her wrongful termination from the company. Former Wawa employee Wendy Thomas stated that she first noticed a discernible difference in…

Clients ask, what is the approach that we follow in determining if there’s a case? Should they spend the time, the effort involved, in pursuing the case? And I basically tell them it’s a step-by-step process. Personal Injury Case Evaluation Steps We want to gather the records first, and determine whether or not there is a…

Retired Judge Glenn Berman invited Scott Parsons, NJ’s preeminent personal injury and medical malpractice attorney, to participate in his May 5, 2015 radio program Sound Advice: Law Matters on the WCTC, the Voice of Central Jersey. First, Some Background Information This weekly show focuses on important and timely legal topics of interest to individuals and business…

Many clients come in and ask two questions: Number one, how long is it going to take this case to get to trial?Number two, what’s my case worth? What’s my lawsuit worth? If any attorney answers that question in the initial interview then the attorney is simply trying to give you a number to impress…

Time and again, employees confront the stark reality of racial bias and other forms of discrimination in the workplace. Most recently, the ubiquitous problem of discrimination has allegedly extended to the upper echelons and command level of the New Jersey National Guard. Over the past few months, the New Jersey National Guard has been riven by internal…

As one of the leading medical malpractice attorneys at the law firm of O’Connor Parsons Lane and Noble, William R. Lane, Esq. was an excellent choice to speak on the New Scafidi Charge during a Medical Malpractice Seminar held recently in New Jersey. The New Jersey Association for Justice, or NJAJ, held the class at their annual meeting in…

On Tuesday, May 12, the Philadelphia community confronted profound loss and devastating tragedy when an Amtrak train suddenly derailed in Port Richmond. What should have been a routine, uneventful evening commute for the 243 people aboard and a smooth journey from Washington to New York instantly escalated to violent upheaval, chaos and horror. The crash…