• In the Matter of Corbo

    Publication Date: 2019-06-17
    Practice Area: Evidence | Labor Law
    Industry:
    Court: New Jersey Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Fernandez-Vina
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: (A-72-17) (081005)

    Union City appealed the appellate division's decision reversal, without remand for further hearing, of the CSC's decision to remove Officer Corey Corbo from the Union City Police Department. Corbo became gravely ill while at home with his girlfriend and colleague, Officer Jessica Garcia.

  • Goffe v. Foulke Mgmt. Corp.

    Publication Date: 2019-06-17
    Practice Area: Consumer Protection
    Industry: Automotive | Retail
    Court: New Jersey Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice LaVecchia
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Laura D. Ruccolo (Capehart & Scatchard, attorneys; Laura D. Ruccolo, of counsel and on the briefs).
    for defendant: Charles N. Riley (Charles N. Riley, on the briefs)

    Case Number: A-3/4-18 (081258)

    Plaintiff Raising Fraud in Inducement Also Required to Specifically Attack Arbitration Clause to Avoid Arbitration

  • Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

    Publication Date: 2019-06-17
    Practice Area: Insurance Law
    Industry:
    Court: New Jersey Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Rabner
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Julius A. Rousseau, III (Arent Fox, attorneys; Julius A. Rousseau, III, and Eric Biderman, on the briefs)
    for defendant: Charles J. Vinicombe (Cozen O'Connor, attorneys; Charles J. Vinicombe, Michael J. Miller, and Sarah E. Kalman, on the briefs)

    Case Number: A-49-17 (080669)

    Life Insurance Policy Benefits Entities Without Insurable Interest Void, Although Subsequent Innocent Owner Entitled to Refund of Premiums

  • State v. Hyland

    Publication Date: 2019-06-17
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: New Jersey Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Solomon
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jennifer E. Kmieciak, Deputy Attorney General (Gurbir S. Grewal, Attorney General, attorney; Jennifer E. Kmieciak, of counsel and on the briefs)
    for defendant: Tamar Y. Lerer, Assistant Deputy Public Defender (Joseph E. Krakora, Public Defender, attorney; Tamar Y. Lerer, of counsel and on the briefs, and Linda A. Shashoua, Camden County Assistant Prosecutor, on the briefs)

    Case Number: A-29-18 (079028)

    State Lacked Jurisdiction to Appeal Drug Court Sentence with No Error in Non-Discretionary, Legal Determination by Trial Court

  • State v. Johnson

    Publication Date: 2019-06-10
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: New Jersey Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Timpone
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Peter T. Blum, Assistant Deputy Public Defender (Joseph E. Krakora, Public Defender, attorney; Peter T. Blum, of counsel and on the briefs)
    for defendant: Kayla Elizabeth Rowe, Deputy Attorney General (Gurbir S. Grewal, Attorney General, attorney; Kayla Elizabeth Rowe, of counsel and on the briefs)

    Case Number: A-58-17 (080394)

    Changes to Sentencing Structure of Third-Degree PWID Near School Zone Offense Undermined Application of Presumption Against PTI Admission

  • T.L. v. Goldberg

    Publication Date: 2019-06-10
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry:
    Court: New Jersey Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Fernandez-Vina
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: (A-11-18) (081135)

    Defendant appealed from the appellate division's reversal of the trial court's denial of plaintiff's motion for new trial.

  • Goffe v. Foulke Mgmt. Corp.

    Publication Date: 2019-06-05
    Practice Area: Consumer Protection | Dispute Resolution
    Industry:
    Court: New Jersey Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice LaVecchia
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: (A-3/4-18) (081258)

    Defendants appealed from the appellate division's order reversing the trial court's grant of defendants' motion to compel arbitration in plaintiffs' actions.

  • Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

    Publication Date: 2019-06-04
    Practice Area: Insurance Law
    Industry:
    Court: New Jersey Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Rabner
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: (A-49-17) (080669)

    The Third Circuit certified two questions of law to the court, after both parties appealed from the federal district court's grant of partial summary judgment to plaintiff.

  • State v. Hyland

    Publication Date: 2019-06-03
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: New Jersey Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Solomon
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: (A-29-18) (079028)

    The state appealed from the judgment of sentence imposed upon defendant.

  • State v. Ferguson

    Publication Date: 2019-06-03
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: New Jersey Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Albin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Sarah C. Hunt, Deputy Attorney General (Gurbir S. Grewal, Attorney General, attorney; Sarah C. Hunt, of counsel and on the briefs)
    for defendant: Margaret McLane, Assistant Deputy Public Defender (Joseph E. Krakora, Public Defender, attorney; Margaret McLane and Kathryn A. Panaccione, Assistant Deputy Public Defender, of counsel and on the briefs); Michael J. Montanari (Del Sardo & Montanari, attorneys; Michael J. Montanari, of counsel and on the briefs, and Jayna B. Patel, on the briefs); Brian J. Neary (Law Offices of Brian J. Neary, attorneys; Brian J. Neary, of counsel, and Jane M. Personette, on the briefs)

    Case Number: A-8/9-18 (081423)

    Court Declined Territorial Jurisdiction for Distribution Resulting in Drug-Induced Death That Occurred Outside of New Jersey