Moon v. Breathless, Inc., ___ F.3d ___ (3d Cir. 2017).  At least since 2014, when the Supreme Court of New Jersey decided Atalese v. U.S. Legal Servs. Grp., L.P., 219 N.J. 430 (2014) (discussed here), New Jersey law has been clear that contractual arbitration clauses must explicitly state that a party is waiving a jury trial as to statutory claims in order to be effective when that party

In re Atlantic County, ___ N.J. ___ (2017); In re New Jersey Firemens Association Obligation to Provide Relief Application Under Open Public Records Act, ___ N.J. ___ (2017).  On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, Justice Solomon issued two opinions for the Supreme Court.  Both of them involved case

GMAC Mortgage, LLC v. Willoughby, ___ N.J. ___ (2017).  In 2008, recognizing the effects of the financial crisis on New Jersey homeowners, our Supreme Court established the Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program.  The Program was intended to foster mediated resolutions that would result in restructuring loans to avoid foreclosure.  Today’s opinion by Justice Albin focuses on a case that went through mediation under the Program, resulting in a signed settlemen