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116 N.J. 739 *; 563 A.2d 31 **; 1989 N.J. LEXIS 120 ***
PRINTING MART-MORRISTOWN, A CORPORATION OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, AND LAWRENCE A. QUALIANO, PLAINTIFFS-APPELLANTS, v. SHARP ELECTRONICS CORP., LAURRIET PRINTING, BERT ROSENTHAL, ALLEN ESSENFELD, LARRY SINOWAY, AND MANFRED EDELMAN, DEFENDANTS-RESPONDENTS, AND B-J PRINTING, INC., D/B/A PIPPERT PRESS, AND GEMINI GRAPHICS, DEFENDANTS
Prior History: [***1] On certification to the Superior Court, Appellate Division.
Printing Mart-Morristown v. Sharp Electronics Corp., 108 N.J. 200, 528 A.2d 23, 1987 N.J. LEXIS 909 (1987)
Disposition: The judgment was reversed and the cause was remanded for proceedings consistent with the court's opinion that it was error to dismiss for failure to state a claim because appellants' complaint established a relationship leading to a profitable contract, and the law protected such a relationship. The court also held that the claim of defamation was stated with sufficient particularity as to three statement deemed defamatory.
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