Bloomberg Law
Dec. 29, 2022, 5:16 PM

NJ Judge Must Undergo Medical Exam in Hostile Environment Suit

Annelise Gilbert
Annelise Gilbert

A former New Jersey judge who sued another judge and court administrators for allegedly subjecting her to a hostile work environment must undergo an independent medical examination.

Deborah Gross-Quatrone alleges unusually severe emotional distress, including nosebleeds so severe she needed surgery to repair her septum, and defendants have demonstrated good cause to consult their own expert to rebut her alleged damages, the US District Court for the District of New Jersey ruled Wednesday.

Gross-Quatrone served as a New Jersey Superior Court judge and sued Assignment Judge Bonnie Mizdol and two court administrators for subjecting her to a hostile work environment, ...