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NJ Transit on the hook for $848K lawsuit verdict for age, race discrimination

NJ Transit on the hook for $848K lawsuit verdict for age, race discrimination against worker By Larry Higgs | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com A veteran NJ Transit employee, who sued the agency for age and racial discrimination, was awarded $848,000 by an Essex County Superior Court jury that agreed she had been passed over for a higher position by a younger candidate with less experience and education…read more… __________________________________________________________________________ NJ Transit employee denied promotion 3 times. Jury awards her $848,000 By Colleen Wilson, North ... Read more

Wendy Williams Son’s Assault Case Dismissed

...Jr.'s attorney, Raymond Hamlin, told us father and son are fine now ... "They are laughing, talking and reminiscing. Their relationship is solid." Jr. and Sr. also walked out of court together.... View full story on TMZ.com Read more

Jury Awards $848,000 to NJ Transit Employee After Winning Discrimination Suit

Jury Awards $848,000 to NJ Transit employee after determining that she was discriminated against when she was passed over for promotions and then retaliated against her when she complained. Ophelia Adderley, was awarded $848,000 after a jury ruled NJ Transit discriminated against her on the basis of age and race after failing to promote her to positions that she applied to and was qualified for. Attorney Raymond L. Hamlin tried the case for Ms. Adderley. For additional information, contact attorney Raymond L. ... Read more

Advocates for Marijuana Legalization Bill – HHR Featured on New Jersey TV

POLITICS & GOVERNMENT BY Michael Hill, Correspondent | October 22, 2018, 6PM EST Senate Bill 2703 — to legalize adult recreational marijuana use — was speeding toward a vote next Monday. But in reality, a lack of support and negotiations over amendments, has sent that plan up in smoke. “We’re doing a couple of things..Read More  Read more

Hillside welcomes new business administrator Ray Hamlin, Esq.

HILLSIDE, NJ — Hillside has a new business administrator, and several township officials are hopeful that this one might be a keeper. Hillside Mayor Angela Garretson has appointed attorney Raymond Hamlin, of the law offices of Hunt, Hamlin, & Ridley, as Hillside’s seventh B.A., all serving under Garretson’s administration. Hamlin succeeds city of Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren, who is currently serving as Hillside’s Urban Enterprise Zone coordinator. Prior to Warren, Stephanie Bush-Baskette served as the township’s business administrator, opting out after six months...read more... Read more

HHR Counsel to Newark Community Economic Development Corporation

On behalf of the Law Firm of Hunt, Hamlin & Ridley, Ray Hamlin was recently appointed as counsel to the Newark Economic Development Corporation. Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (Newark CEDC), formerly known as Brick City Development Corporation (BCDC), is the primary economic development catalyst for the State of New Jersey's largest city, Newark. Read more

State appeals $427K in damages and attorney fees awarded in case of N.J. State Police excessive force

State appeals $427K in damages and attorney fees awarded in case of N.J. State Police excessive force By Christopher Baxter/The Star-Ledger, August 02, 2013 at 1:29 PM "The potential resolution could have saved taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars," Hamlin said. "But by not looking at this case objectively, they’ve now cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars more." ...MORE... Read more

HHR Wins Case Against State Trooper

Law Firm of Hunt Hamlin & Ridley Awarded $371,930.50 in Case Against NJ State Trooper Allen Bass v. State Police Trooper Gerald Dellagiacoma - Jury Verdict for Excessive Force $55,000.00 ($45,000 in compensatory damages and $10,000.00 in punitive damages) The Honorable Katharine S. Hayden of the United States Federal District Court, recently awarded $371,930.50 in Attorneys Fees to the firm of Hunt, Hamlin & Ridley as a result of their handling of the above mentioned case in a trial in January of this ... Read more

Jury awards $55,000 to man beaten by N.J. State Police trooper

TRENTON — A federal jury has awarded an Irvington man $55,000 in damages after finding a State Police trooper violated his civil rights by using excessive force against him four years ago. Allen Bass, 50, sued Trooper Gerald Dellagicoma and others in 2009, claiming they punched and kicked him multiple times, causing him to urinate on himself, after he complied with their commands to get off his bicycle at Ellis Avenue and Clinton Avenue in Irvington a year earlier. Click here to read full ... Read more

Cowboys fan draws probation for stun-gun use at Jets-Dallas game

Gray said McKelvey and MetLife Stadium are named as defendants in a federal lawsuit filed by a victim in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn. McKelvey suffered a concussion and broken nose during the scuffle, Gray said; he is considering filing a counter complaint, in part for MetLife’s failure to ensure fans’ safety, according to Raymond Hamlin, another lawyer for McKelvey. Hamlin said MetLife, like football stadiums around the country, encourages conduct from fans that borders on the fanatic. The altercation last September ... Read more