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OPRA As Litigation Tool

The New Jersey Open Public Records Act (“OPRA”) is an important litigation tool for gathering information, whether prior to suit or during the litigation process. It is particularly helpful when the dispute involves a public entity, public property or public employee. Upon receiving an OPRA request, a public entity must respond within seven business days, […]

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Mode of Operation Doctrine Applied in Trip and Fall Case

In a recent New Jersey Federal court decision, a judge denied Wal-Mart’s motion for summary judgment and determined that the plaintiff was entitled to a trial on his claim for personal injuries arising in defendant’s store.  Specifically, the plaintiff alleged that he tripped and fell over a fishing wire which Wal-Mart employees failed to reel

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What is Ejectment?

Most people are well aware from personal experience about landlord-tenant relationships. Parties enter into a written lease providing for payment of a monthly rent and security deposit and containing the rights and responsibilities of the parties during the tenancy. Then if a tenant fails to pay rent, the landlord may file an eviction action in the Special Civil

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