A.T v. M. Cohen, M.D., ___ N.J. ___ (2017).  “This was an appeal as of right in a medical malpractice case in which plaintiff was a minor.  Due to counsel’s oversight, plaintiff failed to file an affidavit of merit within the required time, although plaintiff did provide one shortly thereafter.  The Law Division granted summary judgment in favor of defendant, denied plaintiff’s motion for a voluntary dismissal without prejudice to allow plaintiff to avoid summary judgme

The Supreme Court announced that it has granted review in three more cases.  Two of them are criminal matters, and the third arises out of a criminal case while presenting a civil issue.

In State v. Wint, the question presented for the Court, as phrased by the Supreme Court Clerk’s office, is “Among other issues, did defendant’s invocation of his Miranda rights when first arrested preclude law enforcement from questioning defendant while he was still incarcerated six months later?”  In an unpublished opinion, a three-judge Appellate Divisio

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