In the past two weeks, an Appellate Division brief and a Supreme Court petition consumed much time. So, in this shortened Thanksgiving week, it’s time to catch up on the ...

Bascom Corporation v. Paterson Coalition for Housing, Inc., 2021 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1846 (App. Div. Aug. 24, 2021). Periodically, our appellate courts offer lessons in “what not to do” ...

Sullivan v. Max Spann Real Estate & Auction Co., 465 N.J. Super. 243 (App. Div. 2020). As Judge Firko stated in the first sentence of her opinion in this case, ...

The power outage resulting from last week’s storm put a crimp in much of that week. So it is time once again to catch up with our Supreme Court and ...

February 26 was the most recent post on this blog. From then until today, I have had an Appellate Division oral argument, an oral argument on a dispositive motion in ...

Most Appellate Division oral arguments occur in Trenton, Newark, Morristown, and Hackensack, though in recent years, panels have been sitting regularly in places such as Jersey City, New Brunswick, and ...

Liberty Mutual Insurance v. Rodriguez, 458 N.J. Super. 515 (App. Div. 2019).  This short opinion by Judge Firko today involved how to calculate reimbursement to an insurer for its workers’ ...

The Annual Report of the New Jersey Courts for the court year 2017-18 has been published and is available here.  The Report is full of useful information about the judiciary ...

Bermeo v. Bermeo, 457 N.J. Super. 77 (App. Div. 2018).  Today is the second consecutive day on which Judge Firko released a published opinion.  The essence of it is that ...

Metro Commercial Management Services, Inc. v. Van Istendal, 457 N.J. Super. 66 (App. Div. 2018).  This opinion, issued today, is the first published opinion authored by Judge Firko.  It involves ...