Another week, another week where work for clients made it impossible to keep up with the courts. This week featured two unanimous opinions from the Supreme Court, one civil, one ...

Kicking off the new Term, the Supreme Court announced that it has granted review in five new cases. Four of those are civil cases, while one is a criminal matter. ...

The Supreme Court announced today that it has granted certification in three new cases. All of them are civil appeals. In Robey v. SPARC Group, LLC, the question presented, as ...

Erie Ins. Exchange v. Erie Indemnity Co., ___ F.4th ___ (3d Cir. 2023). As Judge Smith stated in his opinion in this case, the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005, ...

Pace v. Hamilton Cove, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2023). Class action waivers have infested numerous areas of our commercial lives, including cellphone contracts, banking agreements, and other documents. ...

Achey v. Cellco Partnership, 475 N.J. Super. 446 (App. Div. 2023). New Jersey and federal law favor arbitration, and courts will often enforce arbitration clauses contained in consumer contracts. But ...

In an omnibus rule amendment, the Supreme Court announced extensive rules changes that will take effect on September 1, 2022. Those amendments include significant changes to the appellate rules contained ...

Adam v. Barone, 41 F.4th 230 (3d Cir. 2022). [Disclosure: I am one of the counsel for the successful plaintiff in this case]. Here is how Judge Smith began his ...

Allen v. Ollie’s Bargain Store, Inc., 37 F.4th 890 (3d Cir. 2022). This blog has reported on several Third Circuit cases in which a unanimous panel opinion was accompanied by ...

Laudato v. EQT Corporation, ___ F.4th ___ (3d Cir. 2022). Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(f) states that “[a] court of appeals may permit an appeal from an order granting ...