NJ Panel Reverses $4M Judgment In Condo Conversion Suit

Law360, New York (May 14, 2013, 4:51 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appeals court on Tuesday reversed a $3.9 million judgment awarded to a condominium association in its dispute with developer Portofino Waterfront Urban Renewal LLC over a condominium conversion project, saying the lower court improperly suppressed the developer’s pleadings.

A two-judge panel of the New Jersey Superior Court’s Appellate Division said a trial court in December 2010 improperly suppressed with prejudice the developer’s answer to the condominium association’s 2009 complaint over purported discovery violations. The panel said the trial court took no oral arguments...
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