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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 on self-service items. However, the New Jersey Supreme Court recently limited the application of that rule—providing an important reprieve for certain businesses.

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