NJ Appeals Court Upends Med School's Win In Age Bias Suit

Law360, New York (January 3, 2014, 7:30 PM EST) -- A judge took a too mechanical approach in deciding that a former University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey professor failed to present a case of age discrimination at first blush, an appellate panel recently found in reversing summary judgment for the employer.

The New Jersey Appellate Division on Dec. 30 revived Marion Cohen's suit under the state Law Against Discrimination and disagreed that the onetime associate professor of anatomy and cell biology and injury sciences hadn't met a key element under McDonnell Douglas Corp....
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