By a 22-16 vote, the Senate passed and sent to the Assembly a bill known as S-2515.  An identical bill, A-3269, has been introduced in the Assembly.  That legislation would ...

Renner v. AT&T, 218 N.J. 435 (2014).  This opinion by a unanimous Supreme Court today, written by Judge Rodriguez, addresses the effect of a 1979 amendment to the Workers’ Compensation ...

As announced by the Supreme Court here, Judge Rodriguez will retire as a judge on September 1, 2014.  Effective June 19, he has waived continued temporary service on the Supreme ...

State v. Carlucci, 217 N.J. 129 (2014).  This is another guest post by Jeffrey A. Shooman, who was then my colleague in the Appellate Practice Group of Lite DePalma Greenberg, ...

Longo v. Pleasure Productions, Inc., 215 N.J. 48 (2013).  A plaintiff under the Conscientious Employee Protection Act, N.J.S.A. 34:19-1 to -8 (“CEPA”), can recover punitive damages against an employer, under the doctrine ...

In an Order issued yesterday, Chief Justice Rabner announced the elevation of Judges Rodriguez and Cuff to the Supreme Court effective October 1, 2012.  The Chief Justice acted pursuant to ...

Estate of Taylor v. Director, Div. of Taxation, 422 N.J. Super. 336 (App. Div. 2011).  In FMC Stores v. Borough of Morris Plains, 100 N.J. 418 (1985), the Supreme Court announced the ...