Erica J. Goldring

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Biography

As a member of Marshall Dennehey's Casualty Department, Erica focuses her practice on auto and premises liability.

Prior to joining the firm, Erica served as a law clerk for the Honorable Harry G. Carroll, J.A.D. (retired) where she was tasked with evaluating a wide variety of criminal, family, and civil appeals. Erica was responsible for researching and appraising the merits of each appeal and drafting memoranda that provided a legal recommendation and supporting legal research. Erica also edited the judge's written opinions and advised the judge at oral argument where he was part of a three-judge panel.

Erica graduated cum laude from Seton Hall University School of Law where she earned her juris doctor in 2014. Although a full-time student, Erica maintained a part-time position as a law clerk at a New Jersey law firm where she primarily researched and wrote memoranda on insurance coverage matters and municipal law. Erica also served as a legal extern for the Honorable Patty Shwartz, U.S.C.J. where she reviewed federal petitions for post-conviction relief and researched complex antitrust law for a prominent matter before the Third Circuit. Erica also served as Secretary to the Seton Hall Women's Law Forum and was an editor for the Seton Hall Legislative Journal while in law school.

In her spare time, Erica advocates for homeless pets in shelters throughout New Jersey and New York.

Year Joined Organization: 2018

Events

NJSIA Mock Trial Presentation
Seminar • Apr 18, 2019
Join the attorneys of Marshall Dennehey for a special mock trial presentation at the NJSIA General Membership Meeting. Moderator and Master of Ceremonies, Shareholder Jeffrey G. Rapattoni will host the day long mock trial demonstration of a...

Publication

Summary judgment is not appropriate where a rational jury could go either way based on conflicting expert reports making fact-based opinions.
Law Alerts • April 1, 2019
The plaintiff was a leasee of a unit in a three-family dwelling in Newark that was owned by the defendants. During a freezing-rain storm, the plaintiff attempted to descend the front stairs of his apartment, which were made of brick, when he slipped..., Case Law Alerts, 2nd Quarter, April 2019 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal advice...

Commercial landlord is not liable for injuries suffered by invitees of its tenant where lease places maintenance responsibilities solely on the tenant.
Law Alerts • April 1, 2019
The plaintiff was injured in the course of his employment with IMTT while working at the Bayonne Terminal in Bayonne, New Jersey. The commercial owner of the property is Bayonne Industries, who leased the premises to IMTT beginning in 1983. Under..., Case Law Alerts, 2nd Quarter, April 2019 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal advice...

Under New Jersey’s Ongoing Storm Doctrine, summary judgement is appropriate in slip-and-fall accident occurring during a snow storm while snow removal contractor was on-site and working.
Law Alerts • April 1, 2019
This is another case where timing matters. The plaintiff arrived at Wal-Mart after it had been snowing heavily for approximately three hours. At that time, the snow removal contractor had been on site for approximately one hour, performing snow..., Case Law Alerts, 2nd Quarter, April 2019 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal advice...

Summary judgment warranted when alleged personal injury on commercial property due to maintenance hazard is based on conjecture that is not supported by actual evidence.
Law Alerts • April 1, 2019
This case speaks to so many defense attorneys who are tasked with defending our clients against slip-and-fall plaintiffs who cannot articulate or prove the claimed “hazard” that purportedly caused their injuries. In this federal case out..., Case Law Alerts, 2nd Quarter, April 2019 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal advice...

When a commercial landowner complies with the “bare minimum” safety standards required by law and there are no witnesses or explanation as to the circumstances of the accident, summary judgment in favor of defendant is appropriate.
Law Alerts • April 1, 2019
As defense counsel, sometimes we are faced with heartbreaking facts of undeniable accidents. However, it is important to remain confident that the mere happening of an accident, no matter the severity, does not prove negligence. Here, the plaintiff..., Case Law Alerts, 2nd Quarter, April 2019 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal advice...

One cannot name fictitious entities in a premises liability lawsuit and later seek to amend the complaint under Rule 4:26-4 where the exercise due diligence would have revealed the identities of the proper defendants.
Law Alerts • April 1, 2019
The plaintiff claimed he fell and sustained injuries due to a defective sidewalk abutting a building at 78-80 Mallory Avenue in Jersey City. In response to the plaintiff’s Notice of Tort Claim served on the City of Jersey City, the plaintiff..., Case Law Alerts, 2nd Quarter, April 2019 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal advice...

Where the sidewalk ends: residential property owners do not have absolute immunity when sidewalk injuries occur.
Law Alerts • January 1, 2019
The plaintiff brought suit for personal injuries after she fell on the driveway and/or sidewalk of the defendant’s property, which she claimed was made of uneven and cracked asphalt. The defendant premised his motion for summary judgment on a..., Case Law Alerts, 1st Quarter, January 2019 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...

No need to set forth expert testimony to establish a breached duty of care when the plaintiff presents photographs and detailed measurements of the stairs upon which he fell and his description of the circumstances.
Law Alerts • January 1, 2019
When visiting the defendant’s home for a service call in the course of his employment, the plaintiff, an air-conditioning technician, fell backward down a flight of stairs and sustained physical injuries. The plaintiff sued the defendant,..., Case Law Alerts, 1st Quarter, January 2019 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...

Without a duty, there can be no liability for general contractor.
Law Alerts • January 1, 2019
The trial court granted summary judgment for the defendant general contractor in this personal injury suit brought by a subcontractor’s employee who was injured on the job site. The court found the general contractor did not owe a duty of care..., Case Law Alerts, 1st Quarter, January 2019 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...

Trial court erred in denying motion to reinstate the plaintiff’s personal injury case for lack of “good cause.” “Good cause” is not the correct standard governing reinstatement from dismissal of an action for failure to provide discovery.
Law Alerts • January 1, 2019
The plaintiff brought suit as the result of a slip and fall at Bj’s Wholesale Club. After the defendant failed to receive a response to its discovery demands, it filed a motion to dismiss the plaintiff’s complaint without prejudice,..., Case Law Alerts, 1st Quarter, January 2019 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...

Areas of Practice (3)

  • General Liability
  • Premises Liability - Defense
  • Automobile Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(973) 618-4125  Phone
(973) 618-0685  Fax
www.marshalldennehey.com/attorneys/erica-j-goldring
University Attended:
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, B.S., Major: Political Science; Activities: Pre-Law Society, member; Red Cross, volunteer, 2014
Law School Attended:
Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, NJ, J.D., Honors: cum laude; Law Journal: Articles Editor, Seton Hall Legislative Journal; Activities: Women's Law Forum, Secretary; Student Mentor, 2017
Year of First Admission:
2018
Admission:
2018, New Jersey; 2018, U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
Reported Cases:
Published Works: Case Law Alerts, contributor, January 2019-present
ISLN:
1000332816

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