L.C. v. M.A.J., ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  In Cho v. Trinitas Regional Medical Center, 443 N.J.  Super. 461 (App. Div. 2016), discussed here, Judge Espinosa wrote an opinion that stated emphatically that a motion in limine right before trial that seeks dismissal or summary judgment is not only unauthorized under the Court Rule

The Palisades at Fort Lee Condominium Association, Inc. v. 100 Old Palisade, LLC, ___ N.J. ___ (2017).  This opinion, by Justice Albin for a unanimous Court, involved a lengthy construction defect litigation.  The issue was when the plaintiff condominium association’s claims “accrued” for purposes of the six-year property damage statute of limitations, N.J.S.A. 2A:14-1.  That statute states that a case must be co

Sauter v. Colts Neck Volunteer Fire Co. No. 2, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  The Conscientious Employee Protection Act, N.J.S.A. 34:19-1 to -14 (“CEPA”) protects “employees who report illegal or unethical work-place activities.”  CEPA defines an “employee” as one who “performs services for and under the control and direction of an employer for wages or other remuneration.”

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