This past Monday, I argued two appeals in the Supreme Court of New Jersey.  They were the Accutane matters discussed here and here.  In the period leading up to those arguments, and the days following, the courts continued to issue opinions.  Here are brief summaries of some of the most significant of those rulings:

State Farm Guaranty Ins. Co. v. Hereford Ins. Co., ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2018).  Following an auto accident, the two insurance company parties to this appeal had a dispute about the reimbursement of personal injury protection (“PIP”) benefits.  State Farm had paid PIP benefits to its insured and then sued Hereford for reimbursement.  State Farm demanded arbitration of the dispute.  State Farm had a contract with Arbitration Forums, Inc.

MacDonald v. Cashcall, Inc., 883 F.3d 220 (3d Cir. 2018).  There have been some outlandish circumstances in decisions involving arbitration, especially in the