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Whether a trial court order is final or interlocutory has bedeviled courts and attorneys for decades

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Appeal, Litigation

No party may confer jurisdiction on an appellate tribunal simply by filing a notice of appeal

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A respondent, in order to attack the actions below which were adverse to him, must pursue a cross-appeal

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Litigation

The Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services will not pay for any service, admission, or item, which is not medically required for diagnosis or treatment of a disease, injury, or condition

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Litigation, Medicaid

It is the parties’ responsibility to refer an appellate court to specific parts of the record to support their argument

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Litigation

Appellate courts ordinarily do not consider arguments raised for the first time on appeal

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Litigation

The Appellate Division’s jurisdiction is limited to appeals taken from judgments and not from opinions or dicta of a trial court

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Appeal, Litigation

Evidentiary decisions are reviewed under the abuse of discretion standard

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Evidence, Litigation

A correct result, even if predicated on an erroneous basis in fact or in law, will not be overturned on appeal

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Litigation

A stay pending appeal

Posted in *All Posts, *Federal Court, *Published case, Appeal, Litigation, Motions

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