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Mode of Operation Doctrine Rejected for Accident Caused by Fall on Laundry Detergent in Mailroom of Apartment Building

By on August 3, 2018 in Civil Lawsuits with 0 Comments

Plaintiff Maryann Zagloba injured her back when she slipped on laundry detergent spilled in the mailroom of her apartment building. She sued the owner of the building, Vista Gardens Associates LLC (“Vista Gardens”), for her injuries. She argued that the mode of operation doctrine should apply and, as a result, that she did not have […]

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Plaintiff’s Bodily Injury Claim Due to Fall from Water on Floor Dismissed

By on August 4, 2017 in Court Rulings with 0 Comments

Plaintiff Cameron Smith was shopping at defendant Walmart’s store at 9:45 pm when she slipped and fell on water inside the store. She landed on her right hip, sustaining injuries. In Smith v. Walmart Stores, Inc., 2017 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1964 (App. Div. July 31, 2017), she claimed the defendant store failed to exercise […]

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Court Dismisses Bodily Injury Claim from Fall Based upon Slippery Floor in Restaurant

By on May 4, 2017 in Court Rulings with 0 Comments

Plaintiff Joseph Pasterkiewicz slipped and fell on the floor of a buffet restaurant operated by the defendant Marina Buffet, Inc. and owned by defendant King T. Group, LLC. The plaintiff claimed that he fell on the flooring around the buffet area. In Pasterkiewicz v. Marina Buffet, Inc., 2017 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 199 (App. Div. […]

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