NJ Justices Nix Firm's Bid To Review 'Sham' Grocery Suit

Law360, Jersey City (December 6, 2017, 4:34 PM EST) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court has declined to review a lower appeals court’s decision to revive a suit alleging a ShopRite supermarket operator and its former attorneys filed a sham lawsuit to block a shopping center development as part of a pattern of flimsy lawsuits aiming to stifle competition, according to an order released Wednesday.

The justices’ order dealt a blow to petitioner Gasiorowski & Holobinko, the law firm that represented Ammons Supermarket Inc. in the lawsuit brought by developer Main Street at Woolwich LLC. The...
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