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An appellate court may reverse a trial court’s judgment if the cumulative effect of small errors is so great as to work prejudice

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

The District Court accords particular deference to magistrate judges on discovery issues

Posted in *All Posts, *Federal Court, Appeal, Discovery, Litigation

Appeal of a magistrate judge’s decision on a non-dispositive pretrial matter

Posted in *All Posts, *Federal Court, Appeal, Litigation, Procedure

Upon the granting of an order confirming, modifying or correcting an arbitration award, a judgment or decree shall be entered by the court in conformity therewith and be enforced as any other judgment or decree

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Arbitration, Litigation

An application to modify or clarify a PIP arbitration ruling

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

The jurisdiction of appellate courts rightly is bounded by the proofs and objections critically explored on the record before the trial court by the parties themselves

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

Unemployment compensation appeals

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Litigation, Unemployment Compensation

If the order of the lower tribunal is valid, the fact that it was predicated upon an incorrect basis will not stand in the way of its affirmance

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Litigation

The harmless error standard

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Litigation

A trial court’s ruling on the admissibility of evidence is reviewed on appeal for abuse of discretion

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Evidence, Litigation

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