White Glove Hospitality, LLC v. Stockton University, 2018 WL _____ (App. Div. March 16, 2018).  Many seminars and articles about appellate practice focus on tips for writing better briefs or making more compelling oral arguments.  Preparing a proper appendix, a facially less interesting subject, rarely gets addressed in any detail.  Perhaps as a result of that, the Appellate Division

New Jersey Department of Children & Families v. E.L., ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2018).  Courts often give public entity parties more leeway in complying with rules, court orders, and the like than private parties are given.  Sometimes Court Rules themselves give preference to public agencies, as is so, for example, of Rule 2:9-6(b), which exempts the State, its political subdivisions, and “any of their respective officers or agencies” fro

State Farm Guaranty Ins. Co. v. Hereford Ins. Co., ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2018).  Following an auto accident, the two insurance company parties to this appeal had a dispute about the reimbursement of personal injury protection (“PIP”) benefits.  State Farm had paid PIP benefits to its insured and then sued Hereford for reimbursement.  State Farm demanded arbitration of the dispute.  State Farm had a contract with Arbitration Forums, Inc.