Personal Injury Complaint Dismissed Because the Plaintiff’s Expert Report May Have Been Sufficient to Overcome Summary Judgment

Tennille Broome v. Shoprite of Millville Docket No.:    A-210-20 Decided July 18, 2022 Submitted by New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In a recent unpublished decision, the Appellate Division overturned a dismissal of a personal injury complaint because the plaintiff’s expert report may have been sufficient to overcome summary judgment. In Broome v. Shoprite,…

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Plaintiff’s Complaint Was Almost Dismissed with Prejudice Because the Attorney Did Not Arrange for Plaintiff to Receive Adequate Treatment and Reporting

Jinu Krishnankutty v. Elliot Kolb Docket No.:    A-3510-20 Decided July 8, 2022 Submitted by New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In a recent unpublished decision, the Appellate Division overturned a dismissal of a personal injury complaint because the plaintiff’s expert report was sufficient to overcome summary judgment, albeit without clarity. In Krishnankutty v. Kolb,…

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Maria Pendonjis v. Fox & Roach Realtors

Maria Pendonjis v. Fox & Roach Realtors; FJ 23 LLC; Homestarr Realty; Arra Woodson; ABC, INC.; DEF, INC., John and Jane Does I-V, fictious defendants  FJ 23, LLC, Third-Party Plaintiff and Defendant v. Arra Woodson; Homestarr Realty, Third-Party Defendants Submitted by New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Decided June 2, 2022 Defendant Fox & Roach…

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Net Opinion — Summary Judgement and questions of fact

Issues:   Net Opinion      —  Summary Judgement and questions of fact Estate of Manotoa v. Ruggerio, N.J. Super. App. Div. Submitted by New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Facts: On the evening of December 11, 2015, William Manotoa (decedent) sustained fatal injuries when he was struck by a vehicle driven by defendant Robert Ruggiero,…

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Mickens vs. Misdom – Use of Jury Verdict Review in Personal Injury Cases

Submitted by Personal Injury lawyer, Jeffrey Hark Use of Jury Verdict Review in Personal Injury Cases The Appellate Division, while reviewing the party’s arguments and submissions, addressed the use of the New Jersey Law Journal’s “Jury Verdict Review” to persuade the court that the $2.5 million dollar verdict should not shock the conscious of the court. The court commented in a footnote, “neither plaintiff nor defendants…

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MICKENS VS. MISDOM – Judge’s Comments Regarding his “Feel for the Case”

Submitted by Personal Injury lawyer, Jeffrey Hark MICKENS VS. MISDOM – Second of two issues Judge’s Comments Regarding his “Feel for the Case” The second  issue in this case is the Judge’s comments regarding his “feel for the case” when he denial of defendant’s Motion for Remittiur and Motion for a New Trial.  The judge…

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Personal Injury in Closed City Park

Submitted by personal injury lawyer, Jeffrey Hark Personal Injury and Summary Judgement 36-2-4472 Soberal v. City of Millville , App. Div. (per curiam) (10 pp.) Plaintiff filed this personal injury negligence action after he was injured when, while walking in a city park, his leg went into a hole that had been hidden by grass…

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Late Notice of Claim | New Jersey Torts | Personal Injury

36-2-4170 Bass v. County of Middlesex, App. Div. (per curiam) (9 pp.) Submitted by New Jersey Personal Injury Attorney, Jeffrey Hark Plaintiff Dion Bass appeals from the Law Division’s order that denied his motion for leave to file a late notice of claim pursuant to the New Jersey Tort Claims Act (TCA), against defendant, the…

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