State v. Morrison, ___ N.J. ___ (2016).  In today’s unanimous opinion by Justice Albin, the issue was whether a volunteer emergency medical technician (“EMT”) is a “public servant” who can be charged with official misconduct under N.J.S.A. 2C:30-2(a).  This was one of a number of criminal charges that defendant faced in connection with alleged misappropriation of funds that belonged to the Pemberton Rescue Squad.  Defendant was a member of the Squad, as well as

Cuevas v. Wentworth Group, 226 N.J. 480 (2016).  In He v. Miller, 207 N.J. 230 (2011), the Supreme Court addressed issues of remittitur at length and in detail.  Among other things, the Court there “endorsed the use of comparable verdicts in remittitur motions,” as Justice Albin stated in his unanimous opinion today.  But in today’s opinion, the Court announced that “the comparison of supposedly similar verdicts to assess whether a particular damages

In re Reglan Litigation, 226 N.J. 315 (2016).  Plaintiffs in this mass tort matter claimed that defendants, who are generic manufacturers of metoclopramide, the generic version of the drug Reglan, were liable under New Jersey’s Product Liability Act, N.J.S.A. 2A:58C-1 to -11 (“PLA”), for failure to warn about the health effects of taking metoclopramide for too long.  The warning on the generics’ labels differed from the warning that the Food and Drug Administrat