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On the Docket: Recently Filed Lawsuits

We are excited to announce a new feature for our readers: a curated round-up of recently filed lawsuits.

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Personal Injury From Fall

A Camden County woman has filed a lawsuit in Camden County Superior Court against a local tree service alleging that she was caused to fall in mid-2021 and suffer permanent injury as a direct consequence of a dangerous condition created by the tree service.

The plaintiff states in her Complaint that the defendants and their employees, allegedly broke a storm sewer cover, and without repairing it or warning anyone of the condition, placed the broken pieces back over the hole so that it appeared intact.

The plaintiff, not realizing that the defendants allegedly concealed the defect, stepped on the storm drain cover, which collapsed, and then the plaintiff fell into the drain.

As a result of the defendant’s alleged carelessness and negligence, the plaintiff states that she has been caused to suffer severe and permanent injury, was required to seek medical attention for her injuries, and will in the future incur additional medical expenses.

Plaintiff alleges to suffer from great pain and humiliation from her injury and has incurred bills and expenses for her medical care and treatment.

Plaintiff also claims to have suffered earnings loss and earning capacity.

The plaintiff demands judgment against the defendant for damages together with interest and costs of suit.

A jury trial has been requested.

To date, an answer has not been filed.

Personal Injury Involving Pedestrian

A Complaint has been filed in Camden County Superior Court on behalf of a minor plaintiff, through her guardian, for an accident that took place in late 2018 when the minor plaintiff was a pedestrian crossing a busy intersection in Brooklawn and was struck by a vehicle.

The Complaint alleges that the vehicle was so negligently, recklessly, and carelessly operated so as to strike the minor plaintiff.

The Complaint also alleges that the defendant operated the vehicle in an unsafe manner under the circumstances, and further, that the operator was otherwise inattentive and careless, all of which caused the collision with the plaintiff.

As a result of the collision, the minor plaintiff was violently thrown and suffered severe painful bodily injuries, all or some of which, may be permanent in nature and will in the future cause her great pain and discomfort.

The lawsuit seeks damages, interest, attorney’s fees, and costs of suit.

A jury trial has been requested.

An Answer to the Complaint has not been yet been filed.

Personal Injury From Automatic Door

A Complaint has been filed in Camden County Superior Court against a local hospital alleging that the plaintiff was injured in early 2020 due to a defective malfunctioning automatic door located at the entrance to the hospital.

The Complaint alleges that the hospital had a duty and obligation to keep said premises properly maintained and safe.


The Complaint alleges that as a result of the carelessness and negligence of the defendants, the plaintiff, sustained severe personal injuries of both a permanent and temporary nature, has been and will in the future be forced to endure great pain and suffering, and has been and will in the future be forced to incur medical expenses in the care and treatment of said injuries, and has been and will in the future be unable to continue with her normal course of activities.

The Complaint states that the hospital failed to warn of existing dangerous existing conditions, failed to put up warning signs that the dangerous conditions existed, and also failed to abate the hazards.

The Complaint also outlines allegations against John Doe defendants, (whose identities are presently not known) that those defendants were also negligent in the supervisory maintenance, repair, and general safekeeping of the business.

The lawsuit states that plaintiffs seek a sum that will reasonably compensate them for the injuries and damages, together with interest and costs of suit.

A jury trial has been requested.

An Answer to the Complaint has been filed and it denies allegations of negligence.

Slip & Fall Over Spilled Grapes

A Camden County woman has filed a lawsuit against an area grocery store alleging that she slipped and fell on some grapes, which had fallen from a produce display and were on the floor of the store.

The plaintiff alleges that the defendant was negligent in its failure to maintain a safe condition on the premises.

Because of the defendant’s negligence, the plaintiff alleges she has suffered severe personal injuries, has incurred expenses for hospital and/or medical treatment in an effort to rectify her injuries, and has been otherwise damaged.

Plaintiff demands judgment for damages and costs of suit.

A jury trial has been requested.

An Answer to the Complaint has not been filed to date.

Slip & Fall at Casino

A Complaint has been filed in Gloucester County Superior Court on behalf of two plaintiffs against an Atlantic County casino and the shops inside the casino stemming from an incident that took place in early, 2020 where plaintiffs allege that they tripped and fell due to a hazardous condition on the floor.

It is alleged that due to the dangerous and hazardous conditions, the plaintiffs fell and sustained personal internal and external injuries that are both temporary and permanent in nature.

The Complaint alleges that because of those dangerous and hazardous conditions on the premises, the plaintiffs have suffered great pain and discomfort, were compelled to expend certain sums of money in an attempt to cure and alleviate their injuries, and have been unable to pursue their normal activities, including their occupations resulting in loss of wages.

The plaintiffs allege that they have been otherwise damaged.

The plaintiffs demand judgment for sums that will adequately compensate them, together with interest and costs of suit, payment of all outstanding medical bills, and such other and further relief as the Court may deem just and equitable.

A jury trial has been requested.

An Answer to the Complaint has not been filed to date.

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