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New Jersey Federal Court Rejects Admissibility of Expert Opinions in Claims for Bodily Injury and Diminution of Property Value Due to Environmental Contamination

In a recent set of decisions in the case of Leese, et al. v. Lockheed Martin Corp., Federal District Court Judge Simandle granted summary judgment to the defendant due to the inadequacy of plaintiff’s experts related to the claims …




“No Cause” Verdict in Personal Injury Case

Brian GlicosBrian Glicos, on behalf of the defendant, obtained a “no cause” verdict in a personal injury case after a 4 day trial in the Superior Court in Union County. The plaintiff alleged that she had suffered permanent injuries to…


“No Cause” Verdict in Personal Injury Case

Matthew DorsiMatthew Dorsi on behalf of the defendant, obtained a “no cause” verdict in a personal injury case after a 5 day trial in the Superior Court in Morris County . The plaintiff alleged that she had suffered permanent injuries to…


NJ App. Div. upholds $30 million mesothelioma judgment.

On April 5, 2010 the NJ in Buttitta v. Allied Signal, Inc. et.al. the Appellate Division affirmed the largest award in an asbestos/mesothelioma case in NJ. The jury awarded the plaintiff widow and family $8,000,000 for pain and suffering, $2,000,000…


District Court Affirms Duty To Train Employees Is Not the Responsibility of the Products Manufacturer

In Kolokowski v. Crown Equipment, U.S. District Court in New Jersey recently confirmed that the duty to train employees rests with the employer, not the manufacturer. The case involved a claim for injuries sustained by plaintiff while operating a walkie…


Appellate Division rejects application of collective liability to claim related to oral polio vaccine.

On June 12, 2010, in Mereno v. American Home Products, Inc., the New Jersey Appellate Division affirmed the dismissal of a claim by Mark Moreno and his mother of defectively manufactured oral polio vaccine (OPV) which had been administered to…