Have you slipped and fallen at a commercial tenants property?

Submitted by New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark Commercial slip and fall are very difficult cases and need a lot of preparation in order to be successful. In this day and age there are videos located almost at every turn in every supermarket or commercial promises and manage rented […] Read more »

Why Did My Expert’s Opinion Cause My Case to Be Dismissed?

31-2-3476 DiGiovanni v. Saker Shop Rites, Inc., N.J. Super. App. Div. (per curiam) (21 pp.) Submitted by New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Experts are used quite often in both civil and criminal cases.  When scientific, technical, or other specialized knowledge falls outside the common knowledge of an average […] Read more »

Residential Owners Owe No Duty to Clean Sidewalk of Snow and Ice

Submitted by New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. 31-2-3452 Valentine v. Almanzar, N.J. Super. App. Div. (per curiam) (9 pp.) In New Jersey, residential owners do not have a legal duty to clear snow or ice from a public sidewalk, and the failure to do so does not expose […] Read more »

Plaintiff Must Prove Causation or Personal Injury Claim Will be Dismissed

Submitted by New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Robert Marquess v. Avalon Country Club, (App.Div. June 2, 2017) (10 pp.) A plaintiff’s slip and fall case was recently dismissed because he failed to prove the defendants’ negligence caused his injuries.  The Trial Court dismissed the plaintiff’s case on summary […] Read more »

Can I Lose My Personal Injury Case Because My Expert is Not Available?

Submitted by New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. The New Jersey Appellate Division recently decided a case involving a plaintiff injured in a motor vehicle accident.  The plaintiff alleged the defendant’s negligence caused the accident and plaintiff’s injuries. In New Jersey, law suits are limited in motor vehicle accidents […] 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 »

Can I Sue My Friend if I am Injured as a House Guest?

Submitted by New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. New Jersey’s Appellate Division recently produced an unpublished opinion regarding a house guest that was injured as a result of tripping and falling on the threshold of the front door.  The plaintiff was a guest at the defendants’ home.  The parties […] Read more »