NJ Justices Turn Away Malpractice Suit In Prudential Bias Row

Law360 (November 20, 2018, 2:43 PM EST) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court has declined to consider a suit brought by a former Prudential employee against a local law firm that she says improperly steered her racial bias suit against the company into arbitration.

The court order Friday declining to hear the case will leave in place an appellate court decision from June reviving the suit after finding the lower court still has to determine whether Prudential had offered the opportunity to litigate the allegation in court in the underlying action brought by accountant Linda Guyden.

Guyden, an African American, retained Leeds Morelli & Brown PC — now known...

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