Jury Got Bad Instructions In Contract Row, NJ Court Says

Law360, New York (April 10, 2017, 8:01 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Appellate Division on Monday ruled that a jury was wrongly told a builder could simultaneously be found to have breached a contract with a blinds maker and also receive an award on a services-rendered basis, even though the latter only applies in the absence of a binding agreement.

In a published opinion ordering a new trial in a contractor’s lawsuit over a construction job for Blinds To Go Inc., a three-judge panel found that a trial court judge’s faulty instructions led a jury to conclude that although New York-Connecticut Development Corp. and the blinds and shades manufacturer and retailer indeed had...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!