MKC&I Obtains Dismissal on Behalf of Large Retail Client

The firm is proud to announce that New York City partner Mindy Jayne has obtained dismissal of a personal injury lawsuit against the firm’s retail-store client in the matter of MiclasseGue, et al. v. Acacia Realty, LLC, pending before the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Westchester County.
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N.J. District Court Dismisses Slip-and-Fall Suit Against Retailer

In the matter of Johanna Cortes v. BJ’s Wholesale Club, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Civil Action No. 16-5513-SDW-JAD, Decided, December 19, 2019, U. S. District Judge Wigenton granted defendant BJ’S Wholesale Club’s motion for summary judgment finding that BJ’s did not have actual or constructive notice of a pool of water in an aisle at its Linden, New Jersey store.
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Revisiting New Jersey’s “Culpably Uninsured” Rule

On December 16, 2019, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, issued an unpublished decision in Raymond v. Fernandez, A-1933-18T1 (App. Div. N.J. Dec. 16, 2019), in which it affirmed a trial court’s dismissal of a motor vehicle negligence lawsuit because the plaintiff had been found to be “culpably uninsured” at the time of the accident.
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