Jennings v. Stephens, ___ U.S. ___ (2015).  There is a settled principle that an appellate court may affirm on any basis, even if that basis was not relied on by the trial ...

McGlynn v. State of New Jersey, 434 N.J. Super. 23 (App. Div. 2014).  This was a negligence and wrongful death case.  Suit was brought against various defendants, including Jersey Central Power ...

Baanyan Software Services, Inc. v. Kuncha, 433 N.J. Super. 466 (App. Div. 2013).  Under Rule 4:4-4, New Jersey asserts personal jurisdiction over defendants to the outer limits of what due ...

Eastman v. First Data Corp., 736 F.3d 675 (3d Cir. 2013).  Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(f) permits the losing party on a motion to certify a class, whether plaintiff ...

Belmont Condominium Ass’n, Inc. v. Geibel, 432 N.J. Super. 52 (App. Div. 2013).  This case resulted in another magnum opus by Judge Parrillo.  Plaintiff sued over defective construction of a ...

Wiest v. Lynch, 701 F.3d 121 (3d Cir. 2013).  This is a very interesting case brought under the whistleblower protections of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, 18 U.S.C. §1514A, and Pennsylvania law.  The Third Circuit, ...

Nielsen v. Wal-Mart Store #2171, 429 N.J. Super. 251 (App. Div. 2013).  Defendant Wal-Mart Store #2171 owned a unit in a multi-unit condominium development owned by another defendant.  Plaintiff was an employee ...

HIP Heightened Independence and Progress, Inc. v. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, 693 F.3d 345 (3d Cir. 2012).  Last year, the Third Circuit decided a case ...

Ragguette v. Premier Wines & Spirits, 691 F.3d 315 (3d Cir. 2012).  Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 4(a)(5) allows an extension of time to file a notice of appeal upon ...

Macfarlan v. Ivy Hill SNF, LLC, 675 F.3d 266 (3d Cir. 2012).  “Judicial estoppel is a ‘judge-made doctrine that seeks to prevent a litigant from asserting a position inconsistent with one that ...