The Biggest New Jersey Cases Of 2016

By Jeannie O'Sullivan (December 21, 2016, 2:39 PM EST) -- Federal and state appeals courts in 2016 delivered a quintet of key rulings in New Jersey's employment, legal malpractice, gaming and health care spaces, bolstering aggrieved workers looking to sue, jury award overrides and continued coverage for firm partners while again shooting down the state's sports-betting plans.

Also this year, the state's Appellate Division cleared a possible roadblock to a controversial tiered insurance coverage plan, knocking down a challenge brought by hospitals excluded from the plan's top tier.

Here's a look at five notable opinions that helped shape the Garden State's legal landscape in 2016.

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