Commercial Landowner Liability Extended To A Street Sigh

Prior to February 9, 2004, a commercial property owner generally was able to escape liability if a public street sign located upon the owner’s sidewalk or curb was missing or obstructed or down since the sign was a matter outside of the landlord’s control. However, the New Jersey Supreme Court in Monaco v. Hartz Mountain … Continue reading “Commercial Landowner Liability Extended To A Street Sigh”

Appellate Division Speaks Again

On November 18, 2003, the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court reversed a Trial Court decision on the issue of whether survival act and wrongful death act claims trigger a single policy limit or twice that policy limit. Anthony Galante v. Michael A. May, et al v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Superior Court … Continue reading “Appellate Division Speaks Again”