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Firm Secures Appellate Victory for Temporary Staffing Agency

Posted by January 11, 2021 , ,

On January 11, 2021, the New Jersey Appellate Division affirmed the dismissal of a bogus lawsuit brought against our client, a temporary staffing agency, alleging lost profits and damage to the plaintiff's business relationship with its customer.  The lawsuit accused our client of engaging in fraud by misrepresenting the qualifications of an IT em ... Read More.

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Appeals Court Invalidates Employment Arbitration Agreement For Failure To Designate The Arbitration Forum And Process

Posted by October 18, 2018 , ,

New Jersey employers must be mindful of the Appellate Division's recent decision negating an arbitration agreement that failed to identify the arbitration forum or the method by which arbitration would be conducted.  Flanzman v. Jenny Craig, Inc., et al., Docket No. A-2580-17T1 (App. Div. October 17, 2018). In this particular case, an 82-year ol ... Read More.

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Judgment Creditors Cannot Partition Property Held by Spouses as Tenants by Entirety

Posted by May 20, 2018 , ,

In a case of first impression the New Jersey Appellate Division crushed the hopes of judgment creditors from forcing a partition sale of property owned by a married couple as tenants by the entirety in order to satisfy the judgment debt obtained against only spouse. Jimenez v. Jimenez, Docket No. A-2495-16 (App. Div. May 8, 2018).  In this famil ... Read More.

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Orders Compelling or Denying Contractual Arbitration Provisions Are Directly Appealable

Posted by February 22, 2018 , , ,

In a published decision issued on February 16, 2018, the Superior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division clarified that a trial court's decision to compel or deny enforcement of a contractual arbitration provision constitutes a "final order" that triggers the 45-day appeal period provided under R. 2:4-4.  Hayes v. Turnersville Chrysler Jeep, Docke ... Read More.

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