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Dog (Bite) Days Of Summer, Part II: Home Inspector Bitten While Inspecting Home Can't Sue Realtor

USA - July 13 2018 Last week, I wrote about an exception to the strict liability normally imposed on dog owners under New Jersey's dog bite statute. (A short time before…

Dog (Bite) Days of Summer, Part I: Owners Usually, But Not Always, Strictly Liable For Dog Bites

USA - July 3 2018 As dog owners in New Jersey know, or should know, they are usually strictly liable for injuries suffered by anyone bitten by their dogs. New Jersey…

The Pipes, The Pipes Are . . . Frozen! (Or, Who Is Liable For Property Damage While Home Buyer And Home Seller Wait For The Final Check To Clear?)

USA - June 29 2018 Although the temperature today is supposed to reach 90 degrees, this post is about frozen pipes. More specifically, pipes in a house that is under…

Court Enforces Codicil Written In Decedent's Blood (Yes, You Read That Correctly)

USA - June 26 2018 I never took trusts and estates in law school because I thought it would be boring. Had I known that there were cases like In the Matter of The Will…

New Jersey Court Answers The Burning Question: Can I Sue The Owner Of An Abandoned Church If I Slip And Fall On The Sidewalk Outside The Church?

USA - June 11 2018 The facts and legal issues in sidewalk slip and fall cases sometimes read like they are pulled from law school final exams. In New Jersey, the…