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Trial Court Committed Error In Permitting Plaintiff’s Alcohol Consumption Admitted Into Evidence In A Fall Down Case

By on December 18, 2020 in Negligence with 0 Comments

Plaintiff Elizabeth Harrington was having dinner at the defendant Fire & Oak restaurant in an elevated booth.  She had consumed two glasses of wine.  When she stepped down to exit the booth, she fell and fractured her hip.  The issue in Harrington v. South City Prime Montvale, LLC, 2020 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2417 (App. […]

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Plaintiff in Personal Injury Action Barred from Testifying that his Automobile was Totaled

By on April 26, 2019 in Civil Lawsuits with 0 Comments

Plaintiff Mariusz Kuzian claimed to have suffered personal injuries in a motor vehicle accident caused by the defendant Steven Tomaszewski. During the trial, his lawyer questioned him as to whether his vehicle was totaled in the accident. The issue in Kuzian v. Tomaszewski, 2018 N.J. Super. LEXIS 183 (Law Div. July 12, 2018) was whether […]

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Plaintiff’s Counsel Barred from Asking Plaintiff at Trial Whether Passenger in His Vehicle Suffered an Injury

By on March 1, 2019 in Civil Lawsuits with 0 Comments

Plaintiff Haroon Rashid claimed to have suffered an injury while working as a jitney driver when his vehicle was struck on the passenger side by defendant’s vehicle shortly after plaintiff picked up passengers from a local casino. One of the passengers was thrown from her seat, injured, and taken to the hospital by ambulance. In […]

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