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August 2016

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Landmark Decision by New Jersey Supreme Court Finds Developer’s Insurance Covers Consequential Damages Caused by Faulty Workmanship of Subcontractors

The New Jersey Supreme Court has finally joined the majority of other states by holding that the standard developer/general contractor commercial general liability insurance policy (“CGL policy”) covers consequential damages caused by the faulty workmanship of their subcontractors.  The ruling is significant for condominium and...

Developer’s Misrepresentations Relating to the Nature and Quality of Views from High-Rise Riverfront Condominium Results in Award of Treble Damages

Were you promised “breathtaking,” “unparalleled waterfront views” or an “unbelievable panoramic range” of views of the Hudson River and Manhattan skyline from your condominium unit, only to have your view obstructed by a neighboring building constructed after your purchase?  Depending on the circumstances surrounding the...

Delinquent Owners Can Run, But They Cannot Hide

Feeling uncomfortable with  the length of time that it took for the  Office of Foreclosure to enter a Final Judgment of Lien Foreclosure for a Fort Lee condominium, I was excited when the week of the sheriff’s sale finally rolled around. After all, I made...

Name Lending Leads to Attorney Suspension

What’s in a name? The New Jersey Law Journal recently reported that the Supreme Court issued a three month suspension to an attorney for “lending” his name to a law firm where he was a nominal partner and had no role in the business of...