Van Horn v. William Blanchard Co.

Van Horn v. William Blanchard Co.  (1981) 
Supreme Court of New Jersey
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Opinion of the Court
Dissenting Opinion
Handler


SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY

88 N.J. 91; 438 A.2d 552

LLOYD K. VAN HORN, PLAINTIFF-APPELLANT,  v.  WILLIAM BLANCHARD COMPANY, EPIC CONSTRUCTION COMPANY AND CHARLES C. HULL, INDIVIDUALLY AND/OR AS AGENT, SERVANT, AND/OR EMPLOYEE OF EPIC CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, DEFENDANTS-RESPONDENTS, AND ARGEE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY AND JOHN DOES (BEING FICTITIOUS NAMES) INDIVIDUALLY AND/OR AS AGENTS, SERVANTS, AND/OR EMPLOYEES OF WILLIAM BLANCHARD COMPANY, ARGEE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, EPIC CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, OR OTHER UNKNOWN COMPANIES, INDIVIDUALLY, JOINTLY, SEVERALLY, AND/OR IN THE ALTERNATIVE, DEFENDANTS

On a rehearing of the judgment of this Court dated May 17, 1979 and reported at 79 N.J. 535 (1979). (See 81 N.J. 294 (1979)).

No. A-86  Argued: February 24, 1981 --- Decided: December 24, 1981

On appeal from the Superior Court, Appellate Division, whose opinion is reported at 173 N.J.Super. 280 (1980).

Laurence P. Bafundo argued the cause for appellant (Friedman & Tighe, attorneys).

Stephen G. Sweet argued the cause for respondent (Methfessel & Werbel, attorneys).

For affirmance — Chief Justice Wilentz and Justices Clifford, Schreiber and Pollock. For reversal — Justices Sullivan, Pashman and Handler. The opinion of the Court was delivered by Clifford, J. Handler, J., dissenting. Justices Sullivan and Pashman join in this opinion.

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