After Defendant’s Alleged Assault of Her Elderly Mother “Neglect of An Elderly Person” Charge Overturned

State v. M.K.P. Appellate Docket No.: A-2555-19 Decided and published February 14, 2022 Submitted by New Jersey Civil Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark In a recently published opinion, the Appellate Division of New Jersey overturned a conviction of neglect of an elderly person pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:24-8(a) after defendant’s alleged assault of her elderly mother. In State v.…

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Plaintiff Pursued UIM (Underinsured Motorist) Coverage for Emotional Distress After Exiting His Vehicle and Seeing His Child Be Struck by a Car

G.G. v. B.G. Docket No.: A-4184-19 Decided December 14, 2021 Submitted by New Jersey Civil Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark In a recent unpublished decision, the Appellate Division reviewed a trial court’s denial of summary judgment to the insurance company after plaintiff pursued UIM (Underinsured Motorist) coverage for emotional distress after exiting his vehicle and seeing his child…

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Whether The Disclosure of Tax Returns and Tax Filings Are Permitted

SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY APPELLATE DIVISION DOCKET NO. A-2639-20   CHARLES J. PARKINSON, Plaintiff-Respondent, v. DIAMOND CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC., Defendant-Appellant, and HAROLD DIAMOND, individually, Defendant. _______________________ Submitted by New Jersey Civil Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark Argued October 12, 2021 – Decided October 27, 2021 This matter was on appeal from an interlocutory order of the Superior…

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If Are Not Being Represented and Going to Trial, It Is Particularly Important to Obtain an Attorney

SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY APPELLATE DIVISION DOCKET NO. A-1502-19 STATE OF NEW JERSEY, Plaintiff-Respondent, v. ERNEST MIGNOLI, Defendant-Appellant. ________________________ Submitted March 1, 2021 – Decided July 7, 2021 Submitted by New Jersey Civil Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark On January 7, 2018, Captain Fahnolz of the Asbury Park Fire Department responded to defendant’s report. Defendant called in…

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Hostile Work Environments and Workplace Harassment | Mason v. Saker ShopRites, Inc.

Mason v. Saker ShopRites, Inc.: Submitted by New Jersey Civil Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark Plaintiff alleged her coworkers at ShopRite made sexually inappropriate comments and jokes during work, and that she saw another worker inappropriately touch her supervisor. She also contended that she reported her coworkers’ theft of company property to a supervisor, and later later…

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Negligence Which Caused Damage To Personal Property | Superstorm Sandy

Constantinopoulos v. Morgan Realty & Dev., LLC: Submitted by New Jersey Civil Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Plaintiff owned a house across an estuary from defendants’ marina. In October 2012, plaintiff’s home was severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy. Plaintiff alleged that several boats from the marina struck his home. Plaintiff’s expert found that damage to unsecured boats…

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Attorneys Who Handled Nurse’s 2014 NJ Ebola Quarantine Talk Coronavirus Claims

Norman Siegel and Steven Hyman, who represented Kaci Hickox in legal fights against the state of New Jersey and others over a 2014 quarantine order for Ebola, predicted that few civil liberty claims filed over coronavirus restrictions would hold up in court. Submitted by New Jersey Civil Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Attorneys who previously worked on…

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EXPERT OPINIONS AND ‘NET OPINIONS’ WHAT THAT EXPERT MUST SAY — ANOTHER PRIMER ON THE SUBJECT

KISHA MANLEY, v. ZIP LUBE OF BROAD STREET, SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY APPELLATE DIVISION December 6, 2019 Submitted by New Jersey Civil Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Facts: In 2015, plaintiff took her vehicle to defendant for an oil change. Approximately six days later she began experiencing problems with the vehicle’s acceleration, and the engine made noise. Plaintiff took…

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