Personal Injury Case Involving Product Liability – Potentially Faulty Seatbelt

Reznik v. American Honda Motor Company Docket No.: A-5358-17T2 Decided September 1, 2020 Submitted by New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In a recent unpublished decision, the Appellate Division considered whether failure to timely produce a liability expert report was appropriate grounds for granted defendant’s summary judgment motion and ultimately dismissing plaintiff’s product’s liability…

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Does an Assault and Battery Exception Apply to Negligence in Allowing Assault and Battery to Occur?

Estate of Pickett v. Moore’s Lounge Docket No.: A-2230-17T2 Decided August 25, 2020 Submitted by New Jersey Criminal Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In a recent published decision, the Appellate Division considered whether a tavern’s assault and battery exception applied to the tavern’s alleged negligence in allowing assault and battery to occur. In Pickett, Plaintiff, Pickett and…

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How this Expert kept his opinions tied to the facts of the investigation!

LOUIS A. MAGDON v. HARLEY-DAVIDSON USA, New Jersey Appellate Division May 31, 2019 Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Facts: Plaintiff purchased a new Harley-Davidson motorcycle in 2010 at Liberty, a Harley-Davidson dealership. Over the next several years, plaintiff serviced the motorcycle at Liberty, usually before going on a long trip.…

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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 she was familiar with.  The…

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Accident on I-78 causes critical injury, delays traffic

Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark WARREN TOWNSHIP — An accident on Saturday morning on Interstate 78 east of exit 36 has resulted in the critical injury of the driver and delayed traffic. The driver, who was a female, was air-lifted to Morristown Memorial Hospital in critical condition, according to the state…

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NJDOT worker on breathing tube after deadly I-78 crash

Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark A veteran New Jersey Department of Transportation worker whose job is to protect co-workers was seriously injured herself in Friday’s fatal crash on Interstate 78 in Warren County. Keli McCatharn, 50, of Phillipsburg, was seated in a DOT dump truck outfitted with a crash attenuator…

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One dead in Sandyston crash

Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Crash Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. SANDYSTON — Law enforcement officers were investigating a motor vehicle accident Thursday afternoon that left at least one person dead, police said. State Police Lt. Brian Polite said that at about 1:09 p.m. troopers were dispatched to the area of Old Mine Road and Kuhn…

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