Tag Archives: Appellate


Forced arbitration is bad for employees. It is bad because it requires employees to waive their right to sue in court and in doing so denies employees the opportunity to have legal disputes with their employer resolved by a jury. … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Appellate Court Reverses Finding that Injured Worker Was Not Entitled to Compensation for Continued Medical Treatment

One of the most challenging aspects of a workers’ compensation claim is determining when the injured worker requires continued medical treatment. If you are suffering from a painful and debilitating work-related condition, it is important that you receive the treatment … Continue reading

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In a New Post-Bisbing Decision, the Appellate Division Highlights the Significance of the Requirement to Show Cause for a Proposed Interstate Move

Just over a year after the New Jersey Supreme Court changed the standard to be applied in removal, or interstate relocation, cases, the Appellate Division in Dever v. Howell (an Appellate Division set to be published and, thus, will be … Continue reading

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Federal Appellate Court Affirms Summary Judgment in Favor of Defendant under Daubert Standard

A federal appellate court recently issued an opinion in a personal injury case that was appealed by a plaintiff after the district court excluded the plaintiff’s expert witness testimony. The case is important for New Mexico personal injury plaintiffs, because … Continue reading

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New Jersey Appellate Division Addresses Adoption Act in Dispute Between Biological and Adoptive Parents

As an attorney who practices family law, I can attest to how painful battles for custody over children are when couples separate.   Even more painful are disputes between adoptive and biological parents fighting over custody of a baby.   Among the … Continue reading

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