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Jury Trials Again Suspended in New Jersey

| November 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Not surprisingly, due to the COVID-19 surge of cases, the New Jersey Supreme Court has once again suspended jury trials.

Lost Profits Claim Barred Under New Business Rule

| November 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

In the legal malpractice case, Schwartz v. Menas, 2020 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2104 (App. Div. Nov. 6, 2020), the

No Coverage for Personal Injury Under Loading and Unloading Coverage in Auto Policy When Accident had no Substantial Nexus with Use of Truck

| November 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Craig Crumley, an employee of Thomas Lindstrom Steel ­& Company (“Lindstrom”), a subcontractor of Plaintiff D’Andrea Construction Company (“D’Angelo”), was

Residential Owner of Three Family Apartment Building Found Not to be Liable for Fall on Adjoining Public Sidewalk

| October 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Plaintiff Gerard Rienzi, while an inspector for Union City, fell on the public sidewalk in front of the three family

Plaintiff’s Expert Report Barred Due to Failure to Distinguish Permanent Injury Suffered in Two Consecutive Car Accidents

| October 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Plaintiff Abigail Perdomo appealed the trial court’s decision barring the expert report of her treating physician, Dr. Wayne Petermann, a

New York Resident Injured As A Pedestrian In A New Jersey Accident Limited To PIP Benefits Under His New York Policy

| October 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

On January 30, 2019, plaintiff, Don Washington, drove his car from his home state of New York to North Bergen,

Appellate Division Rejects Ongoing Storm Rule in Second Decision

| October 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Plaintiff Josselyn Berniz (“Berniz”) worked as a housekeeper for defendants Jeffrey and Aisha Atkins. After cleaning their home, while leaving,

Owner of Building May Have Vicarious Liability for Customer’s Injuries from Dog Bite

| October 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Plaintiff Alisette Russo “Russo” was a customer at a jewelry store (Creations by Stefano, Inc.) when she was bitten by

Defendant Underage Adult May Be Held Liable To Third Party Injured Due To Defendant Facilitating The Use Of Alcohol To Underage Adult At His Residence

| September 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

Defendant Mark Zwierzynski (“Zwierzynski”), age 19, permitted his underage adult friends to consume alcoholic beverages in his home. Two of

Recent Successful Motion to Bar Plaintiff’s Liability Expert as “Net Opinion” Resulting in Summary Judgment

| September 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

Our firm recently prevailed on a Motion to Bar the report of a Plaintiff’s Expert as “Net Opinion,” which then