Tag: Civil litigation

  • Lawsuit U: How Much To Ask For?

    Lawsuit U: How Much To Ask For?

    You are filing a lawsuit. You were injured in a car accident and want to recover compensation. How much should you ask for? You have read in the newspaper, or on the Internet, or heard on television or radio, of injured people who demand millions of dollars in their initial court filings. But later, you…

  • $3M Age Discrimination Verdict

    $3M Age Discrimination Verdict

    Six employees of the Passaic County, New Jersey Prosecutor’s Office will apparently keep $3 million in damages awarded to them by a jury in their age discrimination case. The New Jersey Supreme Court refused to hear the County’s appeal. The employees claimed that their 2008 dismissals, allegedly part of a cost-saving measure, were motivated by age. In July 2012, a…