April 11, 2016

NJ Supreme Court Modifies “Roving Wiretap” Provision With a “48 Hour” Reporting Requirement

On March 9, 2016, the Supreme Court of New Jersey in State v. Feliciano, ___ N.J. ___ (2016) upheld and modified the “roving wiretap” provision contained […]
February 2, 2016

DC Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Labor Department’s Ruling on Wage and Hour Rights of Home Healthcare Workers

On August 21, 2015, the DC Circuit Court of Appeals issued a precedential decision, in Home Care Association of America V. Weil, 799 F.3d 1084 (DC […]
February 1, 2016

NJ Appellate Division Condemns Motion to Dismiss Made on the Day of Trial, in a Medical Malpractice Case, as “Denial of Due Process”

On December 30, 2015, the NJ Appellate Division held, in Cho v. Trinitas Hospital, et al., ___ N.J. Super. ___ (A-5923-13T2), in a medical malpractice action, […]
January 20, 2016

The Third Circuit Extends the Ruling of Opalinski v. Robert Half Int’l Inc., 761 F.3d 326 (3d Cir. 2014), cert. denied, 135 S. Ct. 1530 (2015), to a putative class action, holding that the “question of arbitrability” is to be decided by the courts — and not arbitrators — where the arbitration agreement does not “clearly and unmistakably” resolve the issue

   On January 6, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a precedential opinion concerning the arbitrability of a class action in […]