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”).¬

The Supreme Court announced that it has granted review in All the Way Towing, LLC v. Bucks County International, Inc.¬†¬†The question presented on this appeal, as phrased by the Supreme Court Clerk’s Office, is “Does the Consumer Fraud Act (CFA), N.J.S.A. 56:8-1 to -20, apply to this sale of a custom-built tow truck; and did the Appellate Division err by failing to address whether plaintiff established the elements of a claim under the CFA?”

The Appellate Division’s opinion, which reversed summary judgment in favor of the defendant manufacturer, repor

This past Monday, I argued two appeals in the Supreme Court of New Jersey.  They were the Accutane matters discussed here and here.  In the period leading up to those arguments, and the days following, the courts continued to issue opinions.  Here are brief summaries of some of the most significant of those rulings: