The Appellate Division affirmed an order granting summary judgment. Because the plaintiff was a “special employee,” the exclusive remedy for his workplace injury was workers’ compensation. Moreover, the defendant’s alleged conduct was not excepted from workers’ compensation because the conduct was not sufficiently egregious to rise to the level of intentional wrong.
The Superior Court reversed the trial court’s order, which granted summary judgment, ruling that the plaintiff was entitled to equitable tolling of the statute of limitations based on “affirmative misrepresentation or fraudulent concealment of the cause of death.”
The 3rd Circuit reversed the District Court’s ruling that three police officers were not entitled to qualified immunity for false arrest and the excessive force, which Williams alleged.
The Supreme Court found a duty to warn when the potential targets are readily identifiable because they are members of a specific and identified group.
Justice Albin delivered a ruling on a hot-button issue: qualified immunity. A Camden detective chased an armed suspect. When the chase ended, the detective and the suspect gave conflicting accounts on how it ended. The suspect claimed he faced the detective, hands over his head in a show of surrender. The detective said the suspect … Read more
#CivilLaw #SummaryJudgment 04/24/2020- MAK Services is exclusively in the business of snow and ice removal. MAK Services obtained liability insurance (“the Policy”) for its operations from Selective Way. The Policy excluded various types of coverage. Among these exclusions was one titled “Exclusion – Snow and Ice Removal.” After an individual slipped and fell at a location that MAK … Read more