NJ Court Won't Revive Malpractice Suit Over J&J Bias Case

Law360, New York (February 6, 2014, 2:05 PM EST) -- The New Jersey Appellate Division on Thursday refused to disturb the dismissal of a legal malpractice complaint that a former Johnson & Johnson employee brought against a firm that represented him in an underlying discrimination lawsuit, saying the lower court rightfully dismissed the case.

Fernando A. Portes argued that attorneys Herbert Tan and Eldridge Hawkins were negligent in disregarding information he provided them concerning 26 out of 29 positions he was denied in his underlying discrimination suit, basing his allegations on the reports of his legal...
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