The Supreme Court has announced that it has accepted the request of the Third Circuit, in two consolidated cases, to answer certified questions about the Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty, and Notice Act, N.J.S.A. 56:12-14 et seq. (“TCCWNA”).  The questions presented are “Is a consumer who receives a contract that does not comply with the Delivery of Household Furniture Regulations (Furniture Delivery Regulations), N.J.A.C. 13:45A-5, but has not suffered any adverse consequences from the noncompliance, an ‘aggrieved consumer’ under the Truth-in-Consumer Con

Aliments Krispy Kernels, Inc. v. Nichols Farms, 851 F.3d 283 (3d Cir. 2017).  The bottom line of this opinion by Judge Fuentes was the reversal of a judgment of the District Court vacating an arbitration award that had been issued in favor of plaintiff.  Plaintiff had moved to confirm that arbitration award and defendant had sought to have that award vacated.  Judge Fuentes concluded that “an issue of material facts exists as to whether the parties agreed t

James v. Global Tellink Corp., 852 F.3d 262 (3d Cir. 2017).  In this putative class action, plaintiffs were inmates at New Jersey correctional facilities.  They signed up with defendants for a service that would allow plaintiffs to telephone loved ones, attorneys, and others outside of the prisons. One plaintiff signed up via defendants’ website, while the others did so through an automated telephone service that used scripts and prompts.  Those who signed up by phone were