Ad Row Between Newspaper Rivals Revived By NJ Court

Law360, New York (January 18, 2013, 4:44 PM EST) -- A New Jersey appeals court on Friday revived North Jersey Media Group's claims that a rival stole the company's advertising business by saying its newspaper met the legal criteria for carrying public notices, ruling that NJMG had properly stated a claim.

A two-judge panel reversed a trial judge’s dismissal of NJMG’s tortious interference claim against Bergen Newspaper Group LLC, as well as its request to add unfair competition and punitive damages claims to its complaint. The court remanded the case to trial court, ruling the company...
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