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Transgender Woman Sues Restaurant

In early February, a transgender woman filed a lawsuit against a restaurant in Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey. According to the plaintiff, she was fired due to her gender identity. This violates the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination. The plaintiff worked at Sicilian Sun for just one day in September 2018, before the owner left a message… Read More

McOmber & McOmber to Represent Woman Claiming Her Boss Repeatedly Exposed Himself

You can read the full complaint here. *Note the complaint contains explicit photos and text. Read more about this case in the recently published New York Post article and the article on The story also appears in the Daily Mail.

New Jersey Sex Abuse Statute of Limitations

Survivors of childhood sexual abuse, including clergy sexual abuse, often are prevented from filing civil lawsuits pursuant to New Jersey’s narrow statute of limitations for these types of cases. In the past, childhood sexual abuse survivors had to file their civil suit within two years after they turned 18. Under a new law recently approved… Read More

McOmber & McOmber Partners Honored by Super Lawyers

The entire team at McOmber & McOmber is extremely proud to announce that two of our attorneys have been recognized by the prestigious Super Lawyers organization. Partner Christian V. McOmber has been named a Rising Star for 2019. This is his fourth consecutive year that he has been honored. We are also very excited to… Read More

Student Sexually Assaulted by Teacher

A 15-year old high school student was sexually assaulted by a female teacher who formerly taught second grade at a Jersey City elementary school. The incident occurred at the teacher’s residence over three years ago, and she was charged in June of 2015. The teacher, who pled guilty to several charges, is facing penalties, including… Read More

Discrimination in Economics

When employees involved in the entertainment industry finally shed light on years of sexual harassment with their lawyers’ help, the world took notice. After all, plenty of women had stayed silent for a long time. In fact, as the #MeToo movement spread, it became a springboard for women everywhere to speak out against injustice, inequality,… Read More

Suspended Police Officer Files Tort Claim

Last month, a suspended police lieutenant filed a tort claim against his former employer, the borough of Franklin, New Jersey. The lieutenant is seeking not only reinstatement, but $4 million in compensation for the emotional pain and humiliation caused by his suspension. After working with the police force for 18 years, the lieutenant was suspended… Read More

Ashley Judd Sexual Harassment Claim Dismissed

In Early January, actress Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment claim against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was thrown out of court. This is the second time a Los Angeles federal court judge dismissed her claim that Weinstein sexually harassed her during an encounter in a California hotel room. While this legal setback has been discouraging to Judd’s… Read More

Employees Forced to Crawl

A Zaozhuang City, China beauty company subjected some of its employees to a public spectacle that may qualify as a hostile work environment. Certain female employees that did not achieve sales goals were seen crawling on hands and knees down a busy city road. The procession was led by a male employee, who was walking… Read More

New Initiatives for Sexual Harassment at Dartmouth

Dartmouth College is reeling from a sexual misconduct scandal involving several of its professors. In November 2018, seven women filed a federal lawsuit against the Ivy League school, alleging that three former tenured professors, all members of the Psychological and Brain Sciences faculty, treated female students as sex objects. The accusations include not only sexual… Read More

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