Cell phones can hold doctors accountable, as do videos of police encounters. A Virginia patient successfully sued his anesthesiologist for defamation and medical malpractice based on a recording of the doctor’s bantering while the patient lay unconscious during a colonoscopy. The insulting, and some say bullying behavior, cost the doctor $500,000 — $100,000 for defamation, $200,000 for medical…

Renowned actor and television personality Tracy Morgan recently reached a confidential settlement with Walmart, resolving his personal injury case and ending his lawsuit against the company. On June 7, 2014, Morgan was en route from Delaware to New York City following a stand-up comedy performance when a Walmart tractor-trailer recklessly barrelled into the back of the limousine…

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…

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…

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…

LYNDHURST – A complaint has been filed against the Lyndhurst Police Department alleging the town violated the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination when it failed to hire a veteran as a police officer in June of last year and instead hired relatives of the mayor and a former commissioner. The complaint was filed yesterday, Jan….