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Injunction Prohibiting Frivolous Lawsuit Filings in New Jersey

Posted by November 14, 2018 , ,

What do you do when confronted with a disgruntled and out-of-control litigant who continually files frivolous lawsuits against the same client involving the same dispute previously resolved by a final judgment in the Superior Court of New Jersey?   The short answer is you seek an injunction, as our firm successfully obtained this past week in th ... 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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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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NJ Supreme Court Puts the Kaibash on Document Dumping in Pretrial Discovery

Posted by October 2, 2018

In the context of a medical malpractice suit, the NJ Supreme Court recently held that it is not permissible to answer a specific written interrogatory question in pretrial discovery by burying the information in a document dump without citing to the specific documents that are responsive to the question.  Brugaletta v. Garcia, _ N.J. _ (July 25, 2 ... Read More.

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