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HTMLCourt Rejects Plaintiff’s Expert’s Assertions as “Inadmissible Net Opinion” 
Voris M. Tejada; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2015, previously published on November 26, 2014
In Davis v. Brickman Landscaping, Sup. Ct. (Fernandez-Vina, J.) (27 pp.), two children lost their lives following a fire at a hotel. The parents of the victims brought suit alleging that defendant fire sprinkler inspectors had negligently failed to inform the hotel owner about a flaw in the design...

 

HTMLMinor Defendant Found to Have Breached No Duty to Minor Plaintiff in Sports Related Injury
Betsy G. Ramos; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 20, 2015, previously published on February 13, 2015
Children sometimes are injured when playing sports with other kids. The issue decided by the Appellate Division in the published case of C.J.R. v. G.A, 2014 N.J. Super. LEXIS 165 (App. Div. December 8, 2014), is what standard should be applied in determining whether the minor breached any duty owed...

 

HTMLDon’t Forget to Negotiate the Nonmonetary Terms of Your Settlement Before You Reach a Final Settlement
Betsy G. Ramos; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 20, 2015, previously published on February 6, 2015
Often parties are so focused on the monetary terms of a settlement, that they forget that there could be material nonmonetary terms that are important as well. Once a monetary offer is made and accepted, unless it has been made clear that there are other terms that are required to reach a final...

 

HTMLComp Insurers Remain Concerned over the Expiration of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA)
John H. Geaney; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 19, 2015, previously published on January 7, 2015
We live in a world where terrorism unfortunately poses genuine insurance risks. The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) was passed by President George W. Bush on November 26, 2002 to establish a backstop for insurance claims arising from acts of terrorism. This coverage includes workers’...

 

HTMLNew Jersey Cannot Transfer Case to Pennsylvania Due to Lack of Personal Jurisdiction
Betsy G. Ramos; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 19, 2015, previously published on November 21, 2014
Plaintiffs Mohammad were injured in an automobile accident in Philadelphia. Plaintiffs reside in North Bergen, New Jersey and defendants in Bensalem, PA. Plaintiffs filed suit in Bergen County in Mohammad v. Cohen, 2014 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2688 (App. Div. Nov. 14, 2014) and defendants moved to...

 

HTMLCharitable Immunity Broadly Applied to Bar Personal Injury Claim of Plaintiff
Betsy G. Ramos; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 19, 2015, previously published on December 12, 2014
The law is well settled that a beneficiary of charitable works who is injured while attending an immunized event is barred from recovering for a bodily injury negligence claim against the charitable organization. However, what about when the “beneficiary” is dropped off at a church by...

 

HTMLMode of Operation Rule Does Not Apply to Fall Due to Milk Leaking from Milk Carton at Checkout Aisle
Betsy G. Ramos; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 19, 2015, previously published on January 16, 2015
When the mode of operation doctrine applies in a personal injury case, it makes a case more difficult to defend because it eliminates the plaintiff’s burden of proof in establishing that the proprietor had notice of the dangerous condition. In the recent case of Novick v. Glass Gardens, Inc.,...

 

HTMLAppellate Division Affirms Large Award to Airline Employee
John H. Geaney; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 19, 2015, previously published on January 12, 2015
It is very difficult to appeal a Judge of Compensation on the level of permanency awarded following trial. That lesson can be seen in Huesser v. United Airlines, A-5959-12T3, (App. Div. July 14, 2014).

 

HTMLAppellate Court Orders Home Modifications to Be Paid by Comp Carrier but Reverses Court Order on Home Elevator
John H. Geaney; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 19, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014
There are few Appellate Division cases dealing with the requirements on an employer/carrier with respect to home modifications when an employee has suffered catastrophic injuries. For this reason, the decision in Loeber v. Fair Lawn Board of Education, A-1990-13T1 (App. Div. December 5, 2014) is...

 

HTMLHIPAA Authorizations Now Required to be Served with Plaintiff’s Answers to Interrogatories
Betsy G. Ramos; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 19, 2015, previously published on December 19, 2014
A recent New Jersey civil procedure rule amendment now requires that plaintiffs serve HIPAA authorizations along with their answers to interrogatories. Pursuant to R. 4:17-4, a plaintiff seeking damages for personal injuries shall serve contemporaneously with his or her answers to interrogatories,...

 


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