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Supreme Court Defines Criteria for Granting Remittitur of Jury Verdict

By on November 4, 2016 in Awards with 0 Comments

A motion for remittitur is used by a defendant to attempt to obtain a reduction of an excessive jury verdict. A court has the power to reduce an excessive award through a grant of remittitur. In the recent case of Cuevas v. Wentworth Group, 226 N.J. 480 (2016), the New Jersey Supreme Court held that […]

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Arbitration Clause Ruled Invalid in Educational Institute’s Enrollment Agreement

By on July 8, 2016 in Arbitration, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

An arbitration agreement can be enforceable in a consumer contract if it clearly and unambiguously explains that the consumer is giving up the right to pursue relief in a judicial forum. In the recent New Jersey Supreme Court case, Morgan v. Sanford Brown Institute, 2016 N.J. LEXIS 563 (2016), the Court considered the enforceability of […]

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