Tag: #Negligence

Hoover v. Weltzer, M.D.

In this nursing malpractice case, the New Jersey Appellate Division vacated the trial court’s order that granted the defendant’s motion to dismiss. The plaintiff treated with the doctor/co-defendant for problems

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Dobransky v. EQT

An en banc panel of the Pennsylvania Superior Court determined that Appellees were not immune from liability because they did not qualify as statutory employers under the Workers’ Compensation Act

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Jeter v. Sam’s Club

The New Jersey Supreme Court held that the “mode of operation” rule does not apply to the sale of grapes in closed clamshell containers. Under the “mode of operation” rule,

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Baumbach v. Lafayette Coll.

The Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed the trial court’s order, granting Lafayette College’s Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings. Aubrey Baumbach’s parents sued Lafayette College after a drunk driver struck their

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Rush v. Erie Ins. Exch.

The Pennsylvania Superior Court issued a critical ruling on an issue of first impression regarding underinsured motorist coverage. A detective was injured while driving his patrol car. The insurance companies

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Brown v. City of Oil City

An en banc panel of the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court heard an appeal from an order of the Court of Common Pleas granting summary judgment in favor of the defendant. The

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E.S. v. Brunswick Inv. Ltd. P’ship

Brunswick Investment Limited Partnership (“Brunswick”) owned the premises where the plaintiff E.S., guardian ad litem for her two minor daughters, lived. Fred performed maintenance work for Brunswick at the property

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Gilbert v. Stewart

The New Jersey Supreme Court issued a cautionary tale for attorneys in its review of this professional malpractice action. The plaintiff — a probation officer — and her ex-husband hired

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Coleman v. Martinez

A tragic series of events led the New Jersey Supreme Court to issue a critical ruling regarding the duty of care in a negligence action. The case started with the

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