My Case was Dismissed Because of My Expert? I Thought He was an Expert…

32-2-3104 Ixcopal v. Crown Equip. Corp., N.J. Super. App. Div. (per curiam) (15 pp.) Submitted by New Jersey Civil Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. New Jersey’s Appellate Division recently dismissed a product’s liability case because the plaintiff’s expert did not base his opinion on adequate evidence.  As a result, the plaintiff’s claim was […] Read more »

Homeowner’s Association Tort Immunity and Business Liability in Residential Housing

31-2-3044 Engle v. Paradise Pavers Pond Landscaping, LLC , N.J. Super. App. Div. (per curiam) (4 pp.) Submitted by New Jersey Civil Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. New Jersey Appellate Division recently decided a case regarding a trip and fall on a negligently maintained sidewalk abutting from a piece of the property.  The plaintiff […] Read more »

A Tree Root Caused the Sidewalk in Front of My House to be Uneven, Am I Responsible?

31-2-3045 Shatkin v. McCarthy, N.J. Super. App. Div. (per curiam) (7 pp.) Submitted by New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. NJ Appellate Division recently decided a case in which a jogger tripped on an uneven portion of sidewalk.  Tree roots growing underneath the sidewalk caused the sidewalk to become uneven, […] Read more »

Ran a Stop Sign but the Stop Sign is Not There. Was I Negligent?

31-2-3054 Compagnucci v. Collura , N.J. Super. App. Div. (per curiam) (7 pp.) Submitted by New Jersey Criminal Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark A case was recently decided by New Jersey’s Appellate Division regarding a motor vehicle accident causing the plaintiff severe injury.   In the case, the plaintiff was stopped at an intersection which […] Read more »

Do Police Have to Knock Before Entering My House?

14-2-3069 State v. G.A. , N.J. Super. App. Div. (per curiam) (10 pp.) Submitted by New Jersey Criminal Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark In a recent case decided by New Jersey’s Appellate Division, a defendant was indicted for third-degree possession of cocaine, N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10(a)(1); third-degree possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5(a)(1) […] Read more »

When Seeking a Graves Act Waiver, Can I See the Prosecutor’s Files from Other Waivers?

State v. Kassey Benjamin (A-43-15) (076612) (April 5, 2017) Submitted by New Jersey Criminal Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. New Jersey’s Supreme Court recently decided a case in which the defendant brandished a firearm during a verbal altercation.  Although the gun was unloaded and the defendant did not point the gun at […] Read more »