The Supreme Court announced late yesterday that it has granted certification in three more cases.  In the first matter, Serico v. Rothberg, the question presented, as phrased by the Supreme Court Clerk’s office, is “Did plaintiff waive her right to pursue attorney’s fees, pursuant to the offer of judgment rule (R. 4:58-1 to -6), by entering into a high-low agreement without expressly reserving her right to recover fees?”  The opinion of the Appellate Division, which was discussed

The Supreme Court announced this morning that it has granted review in four more cases.  Two of them address discovery issues, and two involve criminal matters.

In Brugaletta v. Garcia, the question presented, as phrased by the Supreme Court Clerk’s Office, is “Does the absolute privilege of documents developed as part of a hospital’s self-critical analysis, pursuant to the Patient Safety Act (the Act), N.J.S.A. 26:2H-12.23 to -12.25, apply to the documents at issue in this medical malpractice action?”  The Law Division ordered partial disclosure of

The Supreme Court announced today that it has granted review in State v. Newman.  The question presented, as phrased by the Supreme Court Clerk’s Office, is “Did the trial court err in granting the State’s motion for pretrial detention, pursuant to the Criminal Justice Reform Act, N.J.S.A. 2A:162-15 to -26; and, if so, did the appellate panel properly establish conditions for defendant’s release in reversing that order?”  The language of the question presented essentially conveys what happened in the two courts below.

The Court has scheduled o