Wisniewski v. Murphy, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2018).  In 2017, the State Capitol Joint Management Commission (“JMC”) resolved to renovate the Statehouse, the building that houses (among other things) the Governor’s office and the Legislature, at a cost of up to $300 million.  Parts of the building date to 1772, and it was determined that a less expansive renovation would not suffice.  Resolutions to sell bonds for the work and to enter into a sale-leaseback trans

Thompson v. Baord of Trustees, Teachers’ Pension & Annuity Fund, ___ N.J. ___ (2018).  As discussed here, this case came before the Supreme Court by virtue of a dissent in the Appellate Division.  The issue was whether a prior Supreme Court case required that accidental disability benefits be paid to plaintiff, a teacher who alleged that she was

Estate of Doerfler v. Federal Ins. Co., ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2018).  This opinion by Judge Fuentes today is one of the shortest published opinions of the Appellate Division.  It deals with breach of contract and bad faith claims against the defendant insurer in the context of damage caused by Super-Storm Sandy.  On cross-motions for summary judgment, after an “active and probing discussion” of an exclusion in the insurance policy, the Law Division