Brunt v. Board of Trustees, Police & Firemen’s Retirement System, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2018).  In general, except as specified by statute, court rule, or a contract between parties, New Jersey follows the “American Rule,” under which litigants must bear their own fees and costs.  This decision today by Judge Rose, in a case that was argued before her and Judge Ostrer, and then re-argued before those two judges and Jud

Pisack v. B&C Towing, Inc., ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2018).  This decision by Judge Gilson today in three consolidated appeals implicates the Predatory Towing Prevention Act, N.J.S.A. 56:13-7 et seq. (“Towing Act”), the Consumer Fraud Act, N.J.S.A. 56:8-1 et seq. (“CFA”), the Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty, and Notice Act, N.J.S.A. 56:12-14 et seq. (“TCCWNA”), and even the Tort Claims Act, N.J.S.A. 59:1-1 et seq. (“TCA”).

Bowser v. Board of Trustees, Police and Firemens Retirement System, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2018); Mattia v. Board of Trustees, Police and Firemens Retirement System, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2018).  These two opinions, issued today by the same panel (though written by two different judge