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New Jersey Accountant Law
 
Andrew Dwyer v. Cynthia A. Cappell

Attorney Andrew Dwyer, lauded by New Jersey judges in separate judicial opinions, published on his law firm’s website those complimentary remarks. One of the judges objected to this, and ultimately the New Jersey Supreme Court adopted an attorney-conduct guideline that bans advertising with quotations from judicial opinions unless the opinions appear in full. Is the guideline an unconstitutional... More...   $0 (08-11-2014 - NJ)

Donald J. Trump v. Timothy L. O'Brien, Time Warner Book Group, Inc. and Warner Books, Inc.

Donald Trump, the plaintiff in a suit for defamation, appeals from a Law Division order granting summary judgment to defendants, Timothy O'Brien, the author of TrumpNation, The Art of Being The Donald, and his publishers, Time Warner Book Group, Inc. and Warner Books, Inc.1 On appeal, Trump contends that he produced clear and convincing evidence of actual malice on the part of O'Brien and that iss... More...   $0 (09-13-2011 - NJ)

Sanford Carter v. Lake Wood of Voorhees d/b/a Lakewood of Voorhees Associates

This is a nursing home negligence action arising from injuries sustained by plaintiff Sanford Canter at the Lakewood of Voorhees Nursing Home, a New Jersey licensed long-term care facility (the nursing home). By leave granted, defendant Seniors Healthcare, Inc. (SHI) appeals from the denial of its motions for partial summary judgment and reconsideration on the issue of whether corporate veil-pierc... More...   $0 (06-28-2011 - NJ)

Cast Art Industries, L.L.C. v. KPMG, L.L.P.

This appeal presents significant issues regarding the interpretation of the Accountant Liability Act, N.J.S.A. 2A:53A- 25, which delineates the circumstances under which an accountant may be held liable for accounting malpractice to a party other than the accountant's client. The appeal also presents significant issues regarding the elements of a cause of action for accounting malpractice and the ... More...   $0 (08-27-2010 - NJ)

State of New Jersey v. Stevens Institute of Technology

The board of trustees of Stevens Institute of Technology have agreed to adopt sweeping corporate governance changes to settle a 16-count civil complaint filed by Attorney General Anne Milgram in September alleging that the Hoboken-based school, its president and its board chairman mismanaged Stevens’ finances and endowment, and excessively compensated its president.

Stevens’ president, ... More...
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Epix Holdings Corporation v. Marsh & McClennan Companies, Inc.



This appeal presents issues concerning whether a non-signatory may enforce an arbitration clause in a contract signed by its subsidiary corporation, the scope of that arbitration agreement, and whether, even if included therein, the Legislature nevertheless intended statutory antitrust claims to be non-arbitrable. Defendants National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburg, PA (National ... More...
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NICHOLAS KALOGERAS v. 239 BROAD AVENUE, L.L.C.



Defendants 239 Broad Avenue, L.L.C. (Broad), 12 Brinkerhoff, L.L.C. (Brinkerhoff), Golden Eagle Diner, Inc. (Golden Eagle), and Golden G, Inc. (Golden G) appeal from a judgment entered by the Chancery Division on March 9, 2007. Plaintiff Nicholas Kalogeras and intervenors Myinho Hahn (Hahn) and Golden Eagle Management, L.L.C. (GEM) cross-appeal from the judgment. For the reasons that follo... More...
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Fiona Bayne v. Earl Johnson and Carolyn Johnson

Defendant Earl Johnson appeals from a judgment entered in the Family Part in favor of plaintiff Fiona Bayne for $384,000 in damages as palimony and from a separate award of $48,660 against both Earl and his wife, defendant Carolyn Johnson, representing a fifteen percent interest in real property located in North Bergen. Carolyn initially appealed the second portion of the judgment, but that appeal... More...   $0 (10-28-2008 - NJ)

New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, et al. v. New Jersey Department of Agriculture, et al.

In 1996, with little discernable fanfare, the Legislature enacted a new section of the existing statute regulating animal cruelty. Although that statute, since at least 1898, had essentially left animal welfare and the protection of animals to the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (“NJSPCA”) and its related county organizations, the Legislature decreed that the Depart... More...   $0 (07-30-2008 - NJ)

Paul Miller v. Fortis Benefits Insurance Company and Resorts International Hotel

Appellant Paul Miller appeals the District Court's dismissal of his complaint under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6). The focus of Miller's appeal is the accrual date of his cause of action to recover benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act ("ERISA"). We must determine whether his cause of action accrued in 1987, when he first began receiving a miscalculated ben... More...   $0 (02-01-2007 - NJ)

RSB Laboratory Services, Inc. v. BSI, Corp., d/b/a/ Block Scientific, Inc. et al.

This is a breach of contract action instituted by plaintiff RSB Laboratory Services, Inc., against defendant BSI, Corporation (d/b/a Block Scientific, Inc., or Block Scientific Equipment Exchange, Inc.). A jury awarded plaintiff $254,763.55 in damages, including lost profits, attorneys' fees, costs and prejudgment interest.

Defendant appeals arguing that the Law Division erred when it ... More...   $0 (05-11-2004 - NJ)

Caption: E. Dickerson & Sons, Inc. et al v. Ernst & Young, LLP

We granted certification in this matter to consider for the first time L. 1995, c. 49, now codified at N.J.S.A. 2A:53A-25, which governs an accountant's liability to third parties for negligence. 178 N.J. 249 (2004). We affirm the decision of the Appellate Division substantially for the reasons stated in Judge Coburn's opinion, E. Dickerson & Son v. Ernst & Young, 361 N.J. Super. 362 (App. Div... More...   $0 (05-11-2004 - NJ)

H. Ralph Cripps, et al. v. Ben Di Gregorio, et al.

In this appeal we address the availability of counsel fees and costs under R. 4:58-3 in a multi-defendant, multi-count case in which plaintiff failed to accept separate offers of judgment conveyed by all defendants on the same date. We hold that Schettino v. Roizman Development, Inc., 158 N.J. 476 (1999), controls on the facts before us. We affirm summary judgment dismissing the counsel fee ap... More...   $0 (06-16-2003 - NJ)

Lexington National Insurance Corp. v. Ranger Ins. Co.

This matter comes on before this court on appeal from an order entered May 23, 2002, granting defendant Ranger Insurance Company's ("Ranger") motion under Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) to dismiss this action for failure to state a claim on which relief may be granted. In view of the procedural posture of the case we set forth the facts as alleged by the plaintiff, Lexington National Insurance ... More...   $0 (04-18-2003 - NJ)

Lisa G. Ordukaya v. Paris H. Brown

Plaintiff Lisa G. Ordukaya appeals from orders of the Family Part: 1) denying her motion to modify a child support award arising from a negotiated property settlement entered into between plaintiff and defendant Paris H. Brown; and 2) denying her motion to set aside the property settlement agreement incorporated in the judgment of divorce. In both instances, the motion judge denied the respective ... More...   $0 (01-31-2003 - NJ)

Kellam Associates, Inc. v. Angel Projects, LLC et al.

Plaintiff, Kellam Associates, Inc., appeals from an order denying its motion for attorneys' fees and costs, which was based upon a provision in the contract upon which this litigation was brought. The trial judge concluded Kellam is not entitled to fees and costs because the subject of the litigation is not within the purview of the contractual provision, and, further, that Kellam was not a prevai... More...   $0 (01-22-2003 - NJ)

Joseph Morris v. Esther Hirschkowitz

Automobile accident claim in which Joseph Morris, age 42, claimed that Esther Hirschkowitz, age 79, ran a red light at about 35 mph and hit the motorcycle that Morris was riding. Morris, an accountant, suffered multiple pelvic fractures, a broken arm, and broken ribs. He also had a ruptured bladder, a punctured lung, a fractured vertebra, and nerve damage in his foot. He underwent a number of s... More...   $1150000 (12-30-2002 - NJ)

Finderne Management Company, Inc., et al. v. James W. Barrett, et al.

In these back-to-back appeals we decide whether plaintiffs' misrepresentation claims against various insurance and other professionals are preempted under 29 U.S.C.A. §1144(a), the preemption provision of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 29 U.S.C.A. §§1001 to -1461. Plaintiffs, small business entities and their principals, assert that certain defendants misrepresented t... More...   $0 (11-29-2002 - NJ)

David Carter, et al. v. Alice F. Reynolds, et al.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The doctrine known as respondeat superior has been said to be "one of the few anomalies to the general tort doctrine of no liability without fault." Fruit v. Schreiner, 502 P.2d 133, 139 (Alaska 1972). Here we must address, in a different factual context, the ground covered recently in several opinions of this co... More...   $0 (11-02-2001 - NJ)

Philip alampi v. Albert Russo

This is a professional malpractice action by a licensed public accountant brought against his former criminal defense attorney. The plaintiff claims his attorney's professional negligence caused him to plead guilty under oath to a federal misdemeanor charge: refusing to give information to the IRS in a tax investigation. We conclude that the plaintiff client cannot now seek in a civil action to re... More...   $0 (11-30-2001 - NJ)

 
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