Who is legally responsible when an intoxicated motorist is injured in a traffic accident?Read More »
By Michael Diamond | Asbury Park Press
Three New Jersey men file a lawsuit against the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, claiming that their ‘footlong’ falls short of 12 inches.Read More »
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Citing New Jersey’s ‘doctor drain’ and a recent court ruling, proponents lobby hard for legislation to limit lawsuits.Read More »
Plaintiffs’ attorneys are able to use experts from “outside the field” to testify against doctors in malpractice suits.Read More »
The state Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether drunken drivers injured in accidents they cause can sue the liquor establishments that served them.
State insurance law bars them from bringing personal injury claims against other drivers, but the Court has never ruled on whether that statute takes precedence over the dram shop act, which makes liquor establishments liable for serving visibly intoxicated patrons.Read More »
In recent months, school funding has been hotly debated by many sides. And the most infamous school litigation of the past two decades, Abbott vs. Burke, is routinely invoked as a major cost driver in education. Whether or not you support the New Jersey Supreme Court’s decisions, which required equalized funding between the state’s richest and poorest school districts, most of us acknowledge that school districts must look for ways to cut waste from their budgets.
What’s often overlooked is the cumulative effect non-Abbott litigation has on school budgets.Read More »
Legislation pending in New Jersey would limit the amount a losing party would have to post as a bond for its appeal to $50 million.Read More »
Read more about the Appeal Bond Cap here.Read More »
Tell the members of the Assembly Appropriations Committee to support A-2473. Click here for sample language.Read More »