It seems that just about the entire United States, New Jersey included, is following the Trayvon Martin case as it unfolds. Many in Newark may have heard that Spike Lee reached a dispute resolution settlement today with an elderly couple after the director spread a Twitter posting listing their address as that of the man who shot the unarmed teen late last month.
Many New Jersey residents were likely among those who were outraged this week when news reports surfaced about a growing trend in the job interview process: hiring managers asking job candidates for their Facebook passwords.
Many New Jersey residents who have worked with an attorney before have done so during divorce proceedings. Divorce attorneys can provide very valuable insight and counsel especially in contested divorce, or those with complicated marital assets. Another arena where divorce proceedings are quite complex are cases in which one or both of the spouses are military members.
A New Jersey woman is suing her former employer, a small chiropractor business, for pregnancy discrimination, according to national news reports. The woman filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission stating that her employer fired her because she missed 11 days of work to deal with a pregnancy complication.
Legal malpractice proceedings in New Jersey are quite complicated, and as with any type of civil litigation, it can sometimes be difficult to obtain the monetary award that has been ordered.