NJ Supreme Court weighs in: Employee or Independent Contractor?
From the NJ Supreme Court: In Sam Hargrove, et. al. v. Sleepy’s, LLC "Plaintiffs Sam Hargrove, Andre Hall, and Marco Eusebio deliver mattresses ordered by customers from defendant Sleepy’s, LLC. Plaintiffs contend that they suffered various financial and non-financial losses as a result of defendant’s misclassification of them as independent contractors, rather than employees. Plaintiffs each signed an Independent Drive Agreement, which they assert was a ruse by defendant to
Defendant's conviction reversed because of trial errors
The Appellate Division released the following published opinion today: STATE OF NEW JERSEY VS. JACOB R. GENTRY . In this case, Defendant Jacob R. Gentry appeals from his September 20, 2011 conviction for first-degree aggravated manslaughter and third-degree endangering an injured victim, and from the sentence of thirty years in prison subject to the No Early Release Act (NERA). In it's decision, the Court stated that they were "constrained" to reverse defendant's conviction
Mother loses fight to terminate joint legal custody of her children
The Appellate Division released one published opinion this morning. The Court affirmed the denial of plaintiff mother's motion to terminate joint legal custody over their children. A copy of the Court's opinion is available here: The Court's unpublished opinions are available here: As you know, our office has extensive experience handling slip and fall cases. In the unpublished opinion ROSA NAPPI VS. TOWN OF SECAUCUS, ET AL, the court affirmed the dismissal of Plaintiff's ca