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 In a recent unpublished decision, the Appellate Division overturned a dismissal of a personal injury complaint because the plaintiff’s expert report may have been sufficient to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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Liability of a Slip and Fall, the Business or Landowner Must Have Had Some Kind of Notice That a Dangerous Condition Existed

Lillianthal v. Dunkin Donuts Docket No.: A-3613-19 Decided November 3, 2021 Submitted by New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark In a recent unpublished decision, the Appellate Division reviewed whether Dunkin Donuts was liable to plaintiff after she allegedly slipped and fell after stepping a green substance on the floor and then a napkin, casing injury.…

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Slip And Fall Injury on Ice in An Area of a Driveway That Led from A Public Street to A Parking Lot

SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY APPELLATE DIVISION DOCKET NO. A-0947-19 JEANNIE GREENSTEIN and JON GREENSTEIN, her spouse, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. FORSGATE INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX a/k/a FORSGATE INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX, LP, FORSGATE VENTURES XI, LLC, SAMSUNG SDS AMERICA, INC., and JENI LLC a/k/a JENI LLC NJ LTD, Defendants, and AMAZON.COM.DEDC, LLC, and BERGEN OUTDOORS, INC. t/a BERGEN LANDSCAPING, Defendants-Respondents.…

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Workers’ Compensation Claims and Re-injuring Previous Injuries

SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY APPELLATE DIVISION DOCKET NO. A-5547-18 PATRICIA COSTANZO, Petitioner-Appellant, v. MERIDIAN REHAB, Respondent-Respondent. __________________________ Argued June 2, 2021 – Decided June 17, 2021 Submitted by New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. On April 1, 2016, petitioner was working for Meridian Rehab. When performing her duties, she slipped and fell to the…

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Defendants Must Be Aware of The Dangerous Condition or They Most Likely Will Not Be Held Liable for A Slip and Fall Injury

Donatucci v. Altanticare Health Services Docket No.: A-1894-19 Decided March 17, 2021 Submitted by New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In a recent unpublished decision, the Appellate Division reversed the trial court’s dismissal of plaintiff’s complaint when he slipped and fell on a broken piece of sidewalk outside the facility and an employee had mentioned…

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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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