'contingency fee' enhancement Rendine 'Walker v. Giuffre' 'Humphries v. Powder Mill Shopping Plaza'
It has never been easy for a plaintiff to prove a claim for the tort of intention infliction of emotional distress, especially one arising out of the workplace. Things are not getting any easier for employees. In Ingraham v. Ortho-McnNeill, decided by the Appellate Division of New Jersey Superior Court on August 25, 2011, the [...]
The title phrase of this post has long been regarded as one of the "three great lies." (Along with "the check is in the mail" and "of course I'll respect you in the morning.") Given the highly regulated state of things in the great Garden State, visits from representatives of New Jersey government historically have [...]
On April 7, 2011 I will be speaking at a seminar entitled "How to Hire and Fire Without Getting Burned." The seminar is sponsored by the Somerset County Business Partnership and will run from 8 - 9:30 a.m. in the Partnership's main conference room. Jim Burke from J. Burke Advisors and yours truly will be [...]
Welcome back to Monday Morning Pepper, our little game of employment law quick hits, played in honor of the ageless baseball training game of "pepper", which requires quick thinking and quicker reflexes. Here in central New Jersey it feels closer to winter than spring, but we have confidence that baseball weather is coming. Here in [...]
Well, February sure has blown by in a hurry. Today is the 28th, 2011 is not a leap year, so tomorrow ushers in March. In honor of the fledgling baseball season, we again start the week playing a little pepper, looking around the news and blogosphere for short items of interest to keep our reflexes [...]
From the wild world of college sports comes a story of retaliation from the Left Coast. We like these stories because they combine two of our practice areas: employment law and sports law. Here's the full story. In short, though, a Los Angeles community college baseball coach complained about academic fraud and misuse of public [...]
It's Presidents Day, the snow is snowing, and the Yankees' first Spring training game arrives this Saturday the 26th. This is our second week of Monday Morning Pepper, quick hits that honor the arrival of baseball Spring training. Speaking of Presidents Day, is it "Presidents" Day, "President's" Day, or "Presidents'" Day? The answer, apparently, is [...]