Hayes v. Delamotte, ___ N.J. ___ (2018).  Today saw the issuance of the Supreme Court’s first opinion of 2018.  The case, a personal injury matter arising out of an auto accident, was a procedural mess.  In summary, however, plaintiff lost after a jury trial, which featured an attempt by her counsel to play during summation a portion of the videotaped deposition of a defense expert.  The Law Division denied that request.  Plaintiff moved for a new trial, and the Law Division grante

In re Atlantic County, ___ N.J. ___ (2017); In re New Jersey Firemens Association Obligation to Provide Relief Application Under Open Public Records Act, ___ N.J. ___ (2017).  On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, Justice Solomon issued two opinions for the Supreme Court.  Both of them involved case

Grande v. Saint Clare’s Health System, ___ N.J. ___ (2017).  Today’s unanimous, scholarly opinion by Justice Solomon, with an equally scholarly concurring opinion by Jsutice LaVecchia, arose from an appeal as of right in this Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) case.  The Appellate Division split 2-1 as to whether there were genuine issues of material fact for trial, with the majority concluding that there were such issues.  The defendant, Saint C