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NJ Appellate Court Sounds Warning Bell to Lenders About Issuing Pre-Foreclosure Notices

Posted by October 15, 2018 , , ,

In a published decision issued on October 4, 2018, the New Jersey Appellate Division issued a controversial ruling that allows a homeowner to pursue a claim against Bank of America under the New Jersey Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA) due to the defendants' failure to identify the lender's name and address in several pre ... 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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NJ Supreme Court Strikes Down Provision of Arbitration Agreement in Favor of Consumer Plaintiffs

Posted by June 18, 2016 , ,

Enforcing Arbitration Agreements New Jersey Supreme Court In a 5-1 majority decision, the New Jersey Supreme Court in Dever v. Sanford Brown Institute (075074) (A-31-14)(June 14, 2016) handed consumers a victory by declining to enforce the provision of an arbitration agreement involving the claims of two disgruntled students who had enrolled i ... Read More.

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Federal Appeals Court Tells Super Bowl Ticket Purchasers to Take a Hike

Posted by February 3, 2016 , , ,

Perfect timing.  Just a few weeks before Super Bowl 50, a federal appeals court has rejected a class action lawsuit filed by two disgruntled football fans against the National Football League (NFL) for allegedly violating the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act and New Jersey Ticket Law regarding the sale of Super Bowl tickets. Finkelman v. National Foo ... Read More.

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