Wolens v. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC, 449 N.J. Super. 1 (App. Div. 2017).  In the opening paragraph of his opinion for the Appellate Division today, Judge Sabatino encapsulated virtually this entire case:

“Plaintiff Kathleen Wolens appeals the trial court’s October 9, 2015 order granting summary judgment and dismissing her complaint against her deceased mother’s former investment company, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (“Morgan Stanley

Kirkpatrick v. Hidden View Farm, 448 N.J. Super. 165 (App. Div. 2017).  A boy who tagged along with his mother to a horse farm but did not himself take part in any horse-related activity there was barred from suing when he was bitten by a horse as he walked by its stall.  The reason for that, as explained in Judge Sabatino’s opinion for the Appellate Division in this case, was that the Equestrian Activities Liability Act, N.J.S.A. 5:15-1 to -12, provides immunity from sui

State of New Jersey in the Interest of A.R., 447 N.J. Super. 485 (App. Div. 2016).  Judge Sabatino teaches at Rutgers-Camden Law School.  Students there pay to be educated by him.  Readers of his judicial opinions on evidence can get some of that same education for free.  Judge Sabatino has written a number of prodigious opinions on evidence issues, including