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New Jersey Revamps Its Offer of Judgment Rule

| September 23, 2022 | 0 Comments

The New Jersey Offer of Judgment Rule permits any party to make an “offer to take judgment” either in the

Plaintiff’s Underinsured Motorist Claim Barred Due to a Failure To Purchase a New Jersey Automobile Insurance Policy

| September 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

In 2016, the plaintiff Juan Guiterrez-Ganan was injured in an auto accident when his car was struck by a car

Mode of Operation Rule Does Not Apply to Fall From Liquid on Floor Allegedly Resulting From a Water Bottle Spill

| September 9, 2022 | 0 Comments

The plaintiff Bridgett Knight alleged that she slipped and fell near the exit door of the defendant Family Dollar Stores

Insufficient Basis Found to File Late Tort Claim Notice in COVID-Related Death

| September 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

Plaintiff’s deceased husband Bernard Waddell contracted COVID-19 in March 2020 while he was working as a Corrections Officer at the

Masking and Social Distancing Requirements to be Concluded in New Jersey Civil Courts

| August 26, 2022 | 0 Comments

The New Jersey Supreme Court has issued a new order, concluding its order that required all participants in jury proceedings

New Jersey Enacts New Automobile Insurance Law Raising Minimum Amounts of Liability Insurance Required

| August 19, 2022 | 0 Comments

Just signed into law on August 5, 2022, by Governor Murphy, is a new law raising the minimum policy amounts

Plaintiffs Relying on the Doctrine of Res Ipsa Loquitur Must Establish That Their Own Conduct Was Not the Cause of Their Injuries

| August 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

By: Patrick J. Graham, Esq. Editor: Betsy G. Ramos, Esq. Plaintiff, Gladys Bednarko, sued Defendant, Ben’s Bagel Barn after she

No Requirement to Provide Comparative Analysis of Injuries Suffered in Two Different Accidents When Plaintiff Did Not Plead Aggravation of Injuries

| August 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

Plaintiff Jeffrey Wichot sued Defendant for emotional injuries suffered from a car kidnapping that occurred in 2012. Plaintiff had previously

Court Refuses to Apply Mode of Operation Doctrine to Landlord/Tenant Slip and Fall Case

| July 29, 2022 | 0 Comments

Plaintiff Atef Kamel slipped and fell down steps in his apartment building’s stairwell while he was taking out his recycling. 

Minority Statute of Limitations Tolling Held to Be Inapplicable to Suits Brought on Behalf of Minor Decedents or Their Estates

| July 21, 2022 | 0 Comments

By: Angela Reading, Law Clerk Editor: Betsy G. Ramos, Esq. On July 14, 2022, the New Jersey Appellate Division in