Anyone who says our state does not have a lawsuit problem need only look at this week’s newsletter to see there is no shortage of crazy lawsuits being filed in the Garden State.


In lawsuit, Ex-Student From N.J. Blames College For His Drunken Assaults

Paul Milo | NJ Advance Media for

A local man convicted of assaulting fellow students at his Massachusetts college while under the influence of alcohol is suing the school for failing to uphold underage drinking laws.

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Lawyer Who Won $87K For His Cop Client Says He’s Owed $2.2M For His Efforts

Rob Jennings | NJ Advance Media for

The attorney for a Randolph police officer who was awarded more than $87,000 by a jury in her gender discrimination lawsuit is reportedly seeking $2.2 million in legal fees from the township.

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Parents Of Basketball Girl Who Sued School Are Teaching Her Narcissism, Not Justice

Naomi Schaefer Riley | NY Post

Actions have consequences. And legal actions can have big consequences. That’s the lesson that Sydney Phillips and her family got this week when she and her younger sister were expelled from St. Theresa School in Kenilworth, NJ.

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NJ Public Works Employee With Phobia Of Public Places Gets $400K In Lawsuit

Adam Hochron | NJ101.5

A borough public works employee who claimed a hostile work environment while struggling with an anxiety disorder has settled his lawsuit against the borough. Aaron Perelli will receive $400,000 and will be on paid leave until his retirement date of June 30, according to the settlement agreement reached Jan. 24. In his lawsuit, Perelli said he suffered from agoraphobia, which he said did not allow him to drive long distances to unfamiliar towns or to drive by himself.

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NFL Fan Urges 3rd Circ. To Revive Super Bowl Ticket Suit

Zachary Zagger | Law360

An angry NFL fan told the Third Circuit this week a federal judge again wrongly dismissed his proposed class action alleging the NFL inflated secondary market prices for tickets to the 2014 Super Bowl by not offering enough tickets for sale to the general public, arguing that the new allegations include expert opinion necessary for a plausible claim.

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