Plaintiff Failed to Explain the Untimeliness of His Demand for Trial De Novo

Michael Torres v. T.U.C.S. Cleaning Serv. Docket No. A-0682-20                                                                                                                Decided September 19, 2022 Submitted by New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In a recent unpublished opinion, the Appellate Court of New Jersey affirmed the trial court’s ruling and reasoned that the plaintiff had failed to explain the untimeliness of his demand for trial…

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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 In a recent unpublished decision, the Appellate Division overturned a dismissal of a personal injury complaint because the plaintiff’s expert report was sufficient to overcome summary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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Personal Injury Law: In A Case of Preexisting Injury, A Plaintiff Is Required to Prove Exacerbation

In Sim Hwang v. Saune Gordon Docket No.: A-3434-19 Decided January 14, 2022 Submitted by New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark In a recent unpublished decision, the Appellate Division reversed a dismissal of plaintiff’s complaint on summary judgment for an alleged failure to plead exacerbation and then provide evidence of the exacerbation. In Hwang., Plaintiff…

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Defendant Appealed the Denial of His Motion for Attorney Fees and Sanctions in Action Arising from An Automobile Accident

Liberty Mutual v. David Doivilus Docket No.: A-4635-19 Decided December 7, 2021 Submitted by New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark In a recent unpublished decision, the Appellate Division reviewed a trial court’s denial of sanctions sought by defendant after plaintiff unsuccessfully sought presuit preservation of discovery following a crash. In Doivilus, on the morning of…

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