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New Jersey Supreme Court Finds Liability Possible For Replacement Parts Supplied By Others If Original Product Contained Asbestos Components

USA - June 12 2020 Arthur Whelan was a plumber and infrequent auto mechanic. Decades before developing mesothelioma, Whelan alleges that he worked on numerous boilers…

Last Defendant at Trial, You Are Not Alone: Apportionment Under New Jersey Law

USA - September 19 2019 Last week in the Rowe v. Bell & Gossett decision, a unanimous New Jersey Supreme Court found that an asbestos defendant at trial may demonstrate…

When is the Statute of Limitations Period Triggered for a Construction Defect Claim in New Jersey?

USA - October 12 2017 After conflicting conclusions by the lower courts, the New Jersey Supreme Court recently decided whether a condo association’s lawsuits for…

Attorney Fees May Be Awarded in Cost Recovery Actions in New Jersey

USA - November 1 2016 Environmental cost recovery actions in New Jersey are typically brought pursuant to the New Jersey Spill Compensation Act, N.J.S.A. 58:10-23.llf, but…

Property Seller’s Failure to Disclose Environmental Cleanup Actionable, Even For “As Is” Sale

USA - September 13 2016 On August 18, 2016, a New Jersey appellate court ruled that a property seller’s failure to disclose environmental contamination and cleanup could…