Category: Property Law


  • By Marc S. Berman
personal injury lawyer Ridgewood

CONDO ASSOCIATION RULES MAY HARM INJURED OWNERS You own a condominium. Let’s say it’s located in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Outside your condo, in the common area, there is a pine tree that you don’t like. You ask the condo association to remove it. Eventually, they do. However, they fail to remove the pine tree entirely. They Read More

Trip and Fall Case on Kmart Sidewalk

  • By Marc S. Berman
trip and fall

WOMAN SUES KMART FOR TRIP AND FALL ON CRACKED SIDEWALK COURT RULES THAT KMART’S LANDLORD ALSO RESPONSIBLE. Say you trip and fall on a cracked sidewalk in front of your neighbors’ house. Can you sue your neighbors? In New Jersey, you generally cannot. (There are a few exceptions. For example, you might have a claim Read More

Slip and Fall Accident Lawyer Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
slip and fall accident lawyer

SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENT LAWYER WINS FOUR MILLION DOLLAR VERDICT AGAINST HOSPITAL, DESPITE CHARITABLE IMMUNITY LAW. Here are the facts of an interesting slip and fall accident lawyer case: Early one February morning, Carolyn Kostera slipped and fell on a patch of ice. She was strolling  on a walkway owned and maintained Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation (BIR). BIR is  a Read More

Litigation Attorney Oil Tank Case Pt. 2

  • By Marc S. Berman
litigation attorney

LITIGATION ATTORNEY BRINGS LAWSUIT FOR HOMEOWNERS WHOSE NEIGHBOR’S OIL TANK LEAK CONTAMINATED THE HOMEOWNERS’ PREMISES. (Continued from my last post. Here’s a summary of a recent litigation attorney case. John and Pamela Ross claimed that their residence was damaged by the migration of home heating oil. The oil leaked from an underground tank located at Read More

Litigation Lawyer Oil Tank Case Pt.1

  • By Marc S. Berman
litigation lawyer

LITIGATION LAWYER SUES ON BEHALF OF HOMEOWNERS WHOSE NEIGHBOR’S OIL TANK LEAKED, CONTAMINATING THE HOMEOWNERS’ PROPERTY. A case brought by a litigation lawyer was resolved by the New Jersey Supreme Court on August 6, 2015. John and Pamela Ross claimed that their residence was damaged by the migration of home heating oil from a leaking Read More

Sexual Assault Lawyer Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
sexual assault lawyer

SEXUAL ASSAULT LAWYER SUES PARENTS OF ALLEGED JUVENILE PERPETRATOR. COURT RULES THAT PARENTS’ HOMEOWNERS’ INSURANCE POLICY NEED NOT COVER THE CLAIM A sexual assault lawyer represents victims of sexual assaults. The sexual assault lawyer seeks to obtain compensation for his client from potentially responsible parties. Potentially responsible parties whom the sexual assault lawyer may sue include the perpetrator, Read More

Slip and Fall Attorney Condo Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
slip and fall attorney

Please share this post:  SLIP AND FALL ATTORNEY SUES CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION FOR CONDOMINIUM OWNER’S FALL ON ICE. A slip and fall attorney hired by Jessica Carmona appealed a Judge’s order. The order dismissed Jessica’s lawsuit against a condominium association, Woodlands Community Association (Woodlands). Carmona is an owner of a condominium at Woodlands. A snowstorm Read More

Slip and Fall Lawyer U.-Building Codes

  • By Marc S. Berman
slip and fall lawyer

SLIP AND FALL LAWYER WINS CASE, EVEN THOUGH PREMISES COMPLIED WITH THE TOWN’S CONSTRUCTION CODE. A slip and fall lawyer recently won an appeal for his client. The slip and fall lawyer argued that the owner of the premises was responsible for his client’s fall.  The facts in the case were basically agreed upon. The Read More

Slip & Fall Attorney: Foreclosure Falldown

  • By Marc S. Berman

SLIP & FALL ATTORNEY CAN GET COMPENSATION FOR VICTIM INJURED WHILE VIEWING FORECLOSURE PROPERTY. BANK MAY BE HELD RESPONSIBLE. A slip and fall attorney normally sues careless property owners. But what is that slip and fall attorney to do if his client is injured on property that has no real owner? Or, to be more precise, Read More

Premises Liability Ruling for Fraternity

  • By Marc S. Berman

COLLEGE STUDENT SHOT AT FRATERNITY FILES PREMISES LIABILITY SUIT Premises liability is a legal doctrine. It allows a victim injured on someone else’s property to obtain compensation. However, a victim cannot obtain compensation just because he was injured on someone else’s property. He has to prove something more. One of the things that he has to prove Read More