Badalamenti v. Simkiss, 422 N.J. Super. 86 (App. Div. 2011).  Advocates of “tort reform” like to complain that New Jersey courts will allow anyone to proceed, or even to recover, ...

Canter v. Lakewood of Voorhees, 420 N.J. Super. 508 (App. Div. 2011).  Under cases such as State v. Ventron, 94 N.J. 473 (1983), a court may, in proper circumstances, “pierce the ...

Nostrame v. Santiago, 420 N.J. Super. 427 (App. Div. 2011).  Many attorneys have seen a potentially lucrative case walk out the door because the client has decided to switch attorneys.  The ...

State v. Kennedy, 419 N.J. Super. 475 (App. Div. 2011).  Under N.J.S.A. 2C:44-1(f)(2), the State can appeal a criminal sentence only under limited circumstances.  The defendant in this case, an employee of the ...

State v. Witczak, 2011 WL 1364012 (App. Div. April 12, 2011).  This blog usually is allergic to criminal decisions.  But this criminal case involved a virtually even split in the federal Circuit Courts ...

Seidman v. Clifton Savings Bank, S.L.A., 205 N.J. 150 (2011).  Under the business judgment rule, there is a rebuttable presumption that good faith decisions of a corporate board of directors are valid and ...

On this date in 2007, a unanimous Supreme Court of New Jersey decided L.W. v. Toms River Regional Schools Bd. of Educ., 189 N.J. 381 (2007).  The opinion, written by ...

Society of Holy Child Jesus v. City of Summit, 418 N.J. Super. 365 (App. Div. 2011).  State tax statutes and the Municipal Land Use Law (“MLUL”) are not often bedfellows in the same case.  This ...

The Supreme Court of New Jersey has granted certification to review that portion of the decision in Walker v. Giuffre, 415 N.J. Super. 597 (App. Div. 2010), that involved an ...

Alexander v. Seton Hall University, 204 N.J. 219 (2010).  In this LAD wage discrimination decision, the Supreme Court addressed whether the continuing tort doctrine would allow the plaintiffs to assert claims that ...