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Practicing in New Jersey Superior Court

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This manual is designed for the Pennsylvania practitioner who wants to acquire or update their knowledge and comfort level practicing in the New Jersey Superior Court setting. Attorneys who regularly practice in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey will address the differences in procedure, filing, motions practice, discovery, and rules of evidence between the states. Includes specific types of cases to illustrate how these differences play out. Among the types of cases to be addressed are auto law, medical malpractice, and premises liability matters.

Table of Contents

New Jersey Law 

  • The New Jersey Tort Claims Act 
  • Strict Notice 
  • Sovereign Immunity 
  • Verbal Threshold 
  • When a Public Employee Does Not Enjoy Immunity

Mass Transit Bus Accidents

  • Scenario I, Bus Accident Takes Place in New Jersey and Suit is Filed in New Jersey
  • Scenario II, Bus Accident Takes Place in Pennsylvania and Suit is Filed in Pennsylvania
  • Scenario III, Bus Accident Takes Place in New Jersey but Lawsuit Suit is Filed in Pennsylvania

Appendices

  • Appendix A: A Practitioner’s Guide to New Jersey’s Civil Court Procedures
  • Appendix B: New Jersey Judiciary Bench Manual on Jury Selection
  • Appendix C: New Jersey Manual on Style for Judicial Opinions
  • Appendix D: Rules Governing the Courts of the State of New Jersey Rule 4:58. Offer of Judgment
  • Appendix E: Best Practices Cumulative Update through the October 30, 2001 Meeting of the Conference of Civil Presiding Judges
  • Appendix F: Best Practices Cumulative Update-Beginning with the October 30, 2001 Meeting of the Conference of Civil Presiding Judges, through the June 25, 2002 Meeting
  • Appendix G: Affidavit of Service
  • Appendix H: Civil Action – Subpoena Duces Tecum
  • Appendix I: Civil Action – Subpoena Ad Testificandum
  • Appendix J: N.J. Statute §2A:15-97 
  • Appendix K: N.J. Statute §2A:53A-26-29
  • Appendix L: N.J. Statute §2A:53A-41
  • Appendix M: Legal Practice Forms

Trial Document Samples 

  • John Smith vs. Jane Jones, M.D., John Does 1-X, Jane Does 1-X, Superior Court of New Jersey, Camden County Docket No. L-1111-17, Civil Action 
  • Rules Governing the Courts of the State of New Jersey Rule 4:14. Depositions upon Oral Examination 
    Jury Selection – Model Voir Dire Questions Promulgated by Directive #21-06 Revised Procedures and Questions 
  • Model Jury Selection Questions, Standard Jury Voir Dire, Civil, [Revised as Promulgated by Directive #4-07] 
    New Jersey Model Civil Jury Charges 
  • New Jersey State Codes and Statutes – 2A: 15-97. Deduction of Duplicate Benefits 
  • William James, Plaintiff-Appellant v. Rosalind Ruiz, Defendant-Respondent, Docket No. A-3543-13T2, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division 
  • John Michael Jacober, an Infant, By His Guardians Ad Litem John and Marilyn Jacober, and John and Marilyn Jacober, Individually, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. St. Peter’s Medical Center, Philomena Dias, M.D., Maria Fort, M.D., Steven Feld, M.D., and Robert Simon, M.D., Defendants-Respondents, The Supreme Court of New

2016 New Jersey Tort Law Review

  • Morgan v. Raymours Furniture Co., 443 N.J. Super. 338 (App. Div.), certif. denied 225 N.J. 220 (2016)
  • Prioleau v. Kentucky Fried Chicken, Inc., 434 N.J. Super. 558 (App. Div. 2014), aff'd as modified and remanded, 223 N.J. 245 (2015)
  • Davis v. Pine Acres Convalescent Ctr., No. A-2148-14, 2015
  • WL 6113143 (App. Div. Oct. 19, 2015) (UNPUBLISHED)
  • Walter v. California Ave. Ventures LLC, No. A-5235-13, 2015 WL 5254949 (App. Div. Sept. 9, 2015) (UNPUBLISHED)
  • Seoung Ouk Cho v. Trinitas Reg'l Med. Ctr., 443 N.J. Super. 461 (App. Div. 2015), certif. denied 224 N.J. 529 (2016)
  • Berkowitz v. Soper, 443 N.J. Super. 391 (App. Div. 2016)
  • Forman v. Henkin, 22 N.Y.S. 3d 178, 134 A.D. 3d 529 (N.Y. App. Div. 2015)
  • Lauckhardt v. Jeges, No. A-1970-13, 2015 WL 6132987
  • (App. Div. Oct. 20, 2015), certif. denied 224 N.J. 281 (2016)
  • Fernandes v. DAR Dev. Corp., 222 N.J. 390 (2015)
  • Lang v. Morristown Mem'l Hosp., No. A-0876-13, 2015 WL 9947696
  • (App. Div. Feb. 3, 2016) (UNPUBLISHED)
  • Hennessey v. Newby, No. A-4887-13, 2015 WL 6133048 (App. Div. Oct. 20, 2015) (UNPUBLISHED)
  • Cuevas v. Wentworth Grp., No. A-30 SEPT. TERM 2014, 2016 WL 4978458 N.J. (Sept. 19, 2016)&
  • Steinberg v. Sahara Sam's Oasis, LLC, 226 N.J. 344 (2016)
  • Parsons v. Mullica Twp. Bd. of Educ., 440 N.J. Super. 79 (App. Div.), appeal granted sub nom., Parsons ex rel. Parsons v. Mullica Twp. Bd. of Educ., 223 N.J. 285 (2015), and aff'd sub nom. Parsons ex rel. Parsons v. Mullica Twp. Bd. of Educ., 226 N.J. 297 (2016)
  • Meehan v. Antonellis, 226 N.J. 216, 220 (2016)
  • Williams v. Am. Auto Logistics, 226 N.J. 117 (2016)
  • Schwartz v. Accuratus Corp., 225 N.J. 517 (2016)
  • Torres v. Pabon, 225 N.J. 167, 173–74 (2016)
  • Kranz v. Schuss, ___ N.J. Super. ___, No. A-4918-13T1, 2016 WL 4537409 (App. Div. Aug. 31, 2016)
  • McCormick v. State, ___ N.J. Super. ___, No. A-3493-14T2, 2016 WL 4473252 (App. Div. Aug. 25, 2016)
  • Lambert v. Travelers Indem. Co. of Am., ___ N.J. Super. ___, No. A-1073-14T3, 2016 WL 4446157 (App. Div. Aug. 24, 2016)
  • Vitale v. Schering-Plough Corp., ___ N.J. Super. ___, No. A-1156-14T4, 2016 WL 4427430 (Aug. 22, 2016)
  • Worthy v. Kennedy Health Sys., 446 N.J. Super. 71 (App. Div. 2016)
  • Castello v. Wohler, 446 N.J. Super. 1 (App. Div. 2016)
  • Kleine v. Emeritus at Emerson, 445 N.J. Super. 545 (App. Div. 2016)
  • Rivera v. McCray, 445 N.J. Super. 315 (App. Div. 2016)
  • A.T. ex rel. T.T. v. Cohen, 445 N.J. Super. 300 (App. Div. 2016)
  • Sackman v. New Jersey Mfrs. Ins. Co., 445 N.J. Super. 278
    (App. Div. 2016)
  • Gomes v. Cty. of Monmouth, 444 N.J. Super. 479 (App. Div. 2016)
  • Walker v. Costco Wholesale Warehouse, 445 N.J. Super. 111 (App. Div. 2016)
  • Sabatino v. Santos-Puma, No. A-0692-14T2, 2015 WL 10606990 (App. Div. Apr. 7, 2016) (UNPUBLISHED)
  • Patterson v. Huerta, No. A-4644-14T2, 2016 WL 5400476 (App. Div. Sept. 28, 2016) (UNPUBLISHED)
  • Ferrante v. New Jersey Mfrs. Ins. Co., No. A-3680-13T4, 2016 WL 4978452 (App. Div. Sept. 19, 2016) (UNPUBLISHED)
  • Aponte v. Patel, No. A-4486-14T1, 2016 WL 3582143 (App. Div. July 5, 2016) (UNPUBLISHED)
  • Munive v. Passaic Cty. Bd. of Soc. Servs., No. A-5938-13T1, 2016 WL 2596756 (App. Div. May 6, 2016) (UNPUBLISHED)

Appendices

  • Appendix A: Civil Case Information Statement
  • Appendix B: Complaint and Jury Demand/Certification of Physician Pursuant to the Automobile Insurance Cost Reduction Act, N.J.S.A. 39:6A-8(a)

New Jersey Comparative Fault Act –The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

  • Apportionment of Fault to Settling Defendants
  • Apportionment to Non-Parties, Fictitious Parties, Immune Parties and Parties Dismissed as a Matter of Law
  • New Jersey’s Adoptive Admission Rule
  • Proving Damages in Property Damage Cases
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Published: 8/6/2019
Pages: 520
Size: 8.5x11