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.”

After a series of unfortunat

McClain v. Board of Review, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  In general, employees who leave work voluntarily are disqualified from obtaining unemployment benefits.  In 2015, the unemployment statute, N.J.S.A. 43;21-5(a), was amended to exempt from disqualification “an individual who voluntarily leaves work  with one employer to accept from another employer employment which commences not more than seven days after the individual leaves … the first employer.”