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Residential Landowners Found Not Liable For Plaintiff’s Injuries Due To Trip And Fall On Raised Sidewalk In Driveway Area

By on June 3, 2022 in Sidewalks with 0 Comments

In August, 2018, while walking on the sidewalk in front of defendants’ home, plaintiff Diane Conway tripped in the area of a raised concrete sidewalk slab.  Plaintiff claimed that she tripped over a “filled in” concrete or cement between two uneven concrete slabs.  The issue in Conway v. Serra, 2022 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 856(App. […]

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Homeowners Found Not Responsible For Plaintiff’s Injury Caused By Raised Sidewalk Slab In Front Of Defendants’ Home

By on December 10, 2021 in Liability with 0 Comments

Plaintiff, Susan Mondie, tripped and fell on a raised sidewalk slab in front of the home owned by defendants, Christopher Linton and Tami Wolfelsperger.  Plaintiff claimed that the homeowners should be liable for her injury caused by her fall because a predecessor in title planted a pear tree next to the sidewalk and its roots […]

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

By on October 23, 2020 in Discovery with 0 Comments

Plaintiff Abigail Perdomo appealed the trial court’s decision barring the expert report of her treating physician, Dr. Wayne Petermann, a chiropractor, as a net opinion.  Plaintiff had been in two different motor vehicle accidents in December, 2010 and, three years later, in November, 2013.  The issue in Perdomo v. Orgacki, 2018 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS […]

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

By on September 18, 2020 in Liability with 0 Comments

Our firm recently prevailed on a Motion to Bar the report of a Plaintiff’s Expert as “Net Opinion,” which then led the Court to grant our Motion for Summary Judgment on behalf of our client.  The matter was Broome v. ShopRite of Millville, et al., venued in Cumberland County, Docket No. L-468-18.  This favorable disposition […]

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Chiropractor’s Report Barred in Automobile Accident Case Due to Inability to Distinguish Between Lumbar Permanency Plaintiff Suffered in Two Different Accidents

By on March 18, 2019 in Permanency with 0 Comments

Plaintiff Abigail Perdomo claimed to have suffered a lumbar injury causing two disc bulges at L4-5 and L5-S1 in a December 2010 automobile accident. Thereafter, in November 2013, plaintiff was again in an automobile accident and testing showed that she had the same two bulging discs. In Perdomo v. Orgacki, 2018 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS […]

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Plaintiff’s Flooring Expert Report Barred as Net Opinion

By on November 11, 2016 in Negligence with 0 Comments

Plaintiff Elaine Anderocci was shopping in a retail store known as Reed Krakoff, in the Short Hills Mall, when she reached for a handbag and slipped and fell, fracturing her shoulder. Plaintiff claimed that the floor was very slippery, “like a sheet of glass.” In Anderocci v. Coach, Inc., 2016 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2343 […]

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