Vitale v. Schering-Plough Corp., ___ N.J. ___ (2017).  Plaintiff was hired as a security guard by a security company.  The company required him to agree to waive any claim against any customer of the security company to whom he might be assigned “arising from or related to injuries which are covered under the Workers’ Compensation statutes” (“the “Disclaimer”).

Plaintiff was assigned to defendant Schering-Plough, where he was seriously

Yesterday and today, the Supreme Court did what it does not often do: affirm a decision of the Appellate Division substantially for the reasons expressed by the Appellate Division, rather than writing its own fully-expressed opinion.

Yesterday’s ruling, in Granata v. Broderick, ___ N.J. ___ (2017), affirmed a decision by Judge Guadagno that was reported at 446 N.J. Super. 449 (App. Div. 2016).  As the Supreme Court summarized it, the Appellate Division ruled that “an att

Sparroween, LLC v. Township of West Caldwell, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  Plaintiffs operated the Cigar Emporium in West Caldwell.  In that business, they sell tobacco products, but they also make tobacco products available to be smoked on the premises.  After plaintiffs had obtained development approvals from the municipal Planning Board, the Township’s Board of Health, acting under its power to preserve public health, adopted an ordinance that go