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The Discovery Rule Applies To Resurrect Consumer Fraud Claim On Property Sale
The six-year statute of limitations was effectively tolled until the plaintiff discovered the wrongdoer knew of the falsity of the statement and intended the plaintiff to rely on it.
United States
23 Aug 2016
Probate Litigation Update - August, 2016
The law relating to trusts and estates is constantly evolving. To keep you updated, this newsletter reports on recent notable court decisions from Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York.
United States
10 Aug 2016
Recent N.J. Supreme Court Decision Highlights Pitfalls Of Nonbinding Arbitration
In Vanderslice v. Stewart, No. 073362, 2015 N.J. LEXIS 54 (N.J. Jan. 29, 2015), the Supreme Court of New Jersey decided that a defendant could demand a trial de novo after a nonbinding arbitration award was entered against it, despite its failure to timely pay the required filing fee associated with the demand.
United States
23 Feb 2015
New Jersey Supreme Court Limits Plaintiffs' Entitlement to Attorney Fees Under Consumer Fraud Act
In a business-friendly decision, Perez v. Professionally Green, LLC, 214 N.J., a unanimous New Jersey Supreme Court held yesterday that a plaintiff who brings a claim under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act is precluded from recovering attorney fees if a defendant does not file a motion for summary judgment and the claim is involuntarily dismissed before being submitted to a jury.
United States
16 Sep 2013
Supreme Court Limits Tort Claims for Violating the Law of Nations
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously yesterday in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, No. 10-1491, 2013 U.S. LEXIS 3159 (Apr. 17, 2013), that a claim under the Alien Tort Statute (ATS), which relates to civil actions by foreign citizens for violations of the "law of nations," does not extend to conduct that occurred on foreign soil.
United States
20 Apr 2013
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