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N.J. Supreme Court reinstates claim against township; Business owners claim injuries from next-door dry cleaner

Olivia Olsen Aug. 31, 2017, 9:53am

TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of New Jersey has reversed an appellate court's decision and reinstated a couple's personal injury claim against a public entity.

N.J. court rules for plaintiff in med-mal case that might end up at Supreme Court

Dee Thompson Aug. 23, 2017, 12:07pm

TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A medical malpractice case involving a botched gallbladder surgery may be headed to the New Jersey Supreme Court after an appellate court ruled for the plaintiff.

New Jersey Supreme Court keeps alive nurse’s disability discrimination lawsuit

Todd Barnett Aug. 15, 2017, 12:07pm

TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – On July 12, the Supreme Court of New Jersey affirmed an appellate court’s revival of a nurse’s disability discrimination lawsuit against Saint Clare’s Health System.

New Jersey's largest insurer continues legal disputes with hospitals it labeled as Tier 2; Judges' discovery rulings affirmed

Dee Thompson Aug. 14, 2017, 9:49am

TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Horizon Healthcare Services Inc., the largest insurer in New Jersey, has lost the right to keep confidential certain documents sought by several hospitals that have sued the insurer.

N.J. SC vacates arbitrator's decision in case of teacher accused of sending/receiving nude photos

Jessica Beebe Mar. 10, 2017, 11:40am

TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The New Jersey Supreme Court recently reversed an appellate court's judgment, finding an arbitrator unfairly changed an "unbecoming conduct" claim against a teacher to a claim of sexual harassment.

Court grants former Heartland Payment employee jury trial in whistleblower suit

Melissa Busch Feb. 23, 2017, 10:05am

NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey appeals court has ruled Heartland Payment Systems Inc. will again face a former employee’s whistleblower claim, overturning a $2 million attorneys’ fee that was previously awarded to the credit and debit card processing services firm.

Spokeo impact remains to be seen as lawsuits over N.J. law advance

Carrie Salls Oct. 4, 2016, 1:22pm

A recent class action lawsuit filed against Facebook Inc. in connection with the social media site’s requirement that users agree to the company’s conditions is one of many suits being filed under New Jersey’s Truth-in-Consumer, Contract Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA).

N.J. SC to take on TCCWNA class actions

Andrew Burger Aug. 26, 2016, 12:26pm

TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - The New Jersey Supreme Court is aiming to reconcile opposing lower court decisions regarding certification of class action lawsuits brought under the state's Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA) and Consumer Fraud Act.