Hammer v. Township of Livingston
|Hammer v. Township of Livingston (1999)
|Opinion of the Court→|
SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, APPELLATE DIVISION
318 N.J. Super. 298; 723 A.2d 988
SUSAN HAMMER AND ALAN HAMMER, HER HUSBAND, PLAIN-TIFFS-APPELLANTS, v. TOWNSHIP OF LIVINGSTON AND CRAIG D. DUFFORD, DEFENDANTS-RESPONDENTS.
On appeal from the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Essex County.
No. A-3593-97T1 Argued: December 8, 1998 --- Decided: February 18, 1999 --- Approved for Publication February 18, 1999.
Stephen S. Weinstein, argued the cause for appellants (Mr. Weinstein, attorney; Gail S. Boertzel, of counsel and on the brief).
Thomas D. Robertson, argued the cause for respondents (McCarter & English, attorneys; James H. Keale, of counsel; Christopher R. Carton, on the brief).
Before Judges MUIR, Jr., EICHEN and COBURN. The opinion of the court was delivered by EICHEN, J.A.D.
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