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Category: Product Liability

New Jersey Supreme Court Narrows the Application of the Mode of Operation Rule

On July 1, 2022 by Schnader in Product Liability

Gary Smith published a client alert, “New Jersey Supreme Court Narrows the Application of the Mode of Operation Rule.” For nearly sixty years, businesses that were self-service in nature, whereby customers could help themselves to goods, were forced to rebut the presumption that they were negligent for slip and fall accidents […]

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Holds that Requiring Consent to Personal Jurisdiction in Order to Do Business in Pennsylvania Violates Due Process

On December 24, 2021 by Schnader in Appellate

Barry S. Alexander and Peter Moomjian published a client alert, “Pennsylvania Supreme Court Holds that Requiring Consent to Personal Jurisdiction in Order to Do Business in Pennsylvania Violates Due Process.” In a December 22, 2021 decision that will have far-reaching effects, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held in Robert Mallory v. […]

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Schnader Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America

On August 19, 2021 by Schnader in Alternative Dispute Resolution

Many Schnader attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, including four named “Lawyer of the Year” and four named to The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch. Selection for these honors is determined through an extensive peer-review survey in which leading […]

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NY Appellate Division: Civil Defendant’s Use of Standard Affirmative Defense Based on Lack of Personal Jurisdiction Was Not Effective

On January 27, 2021 by Schnader in Product Liability

Cary Stewart Sklaren published a client alert, “NY Appellate Division: Civil Defendant’s Use of Standard Affirmative Defense Based on Lack of Personal Jurisdiction Was Not Effective.” Defendants in New York civil cases may now consider revising their standard answers to complaints when asserting an affirmative defense of lack of personal […]

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