FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Ginarte Law Firm has settled the case of Ms. Victoria Benson, the first and only female police officer at the Denville Police Department, who was repeatedly subjected to gender based discrimination and harassment by the Denville Police Department.
The settlement of $650,000.00 in the matter of Victoria Benson v. Township of Denville was entered into, after evidence at trial established that Ms. Benson's complaints of harassment and discrimination to her superiors, were ignored. Trial attorneys Adam J. Kleinfeldt, Esq. and Debra McGarvey, Esq. also uncovered evidence during the course of the litigation, that the Denville Police Department, in retaliation for Ms. Benson's complaints, devised a plan to subject her to increased levels of harassment and discrimination.
Joseph A. Ginarte, the founder, was named in the Top 100 Trial Lawyers for 2013 by the National Trial Lawyers. The attorneys at the Ginarte Law Firm have over 150 years of combined experience, the attorneys at Ginarte O’Dwyer Gonzalez Gallardo & Winograd, LLP, have been serving clients in Newark, New York City, Perth Amboy, Union City, Elizabeth, Clifton, Queens and throughout the New York and New Jersey metro area. With a team of 28 attorneys and 100 support staff, the firm concentrates on a variety of legal matters including personal injury, workers compensation, employment law, social security and construction accidents.