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New Jersey Law of Personal Injury with the Model Jury Charges

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James Hely, Donald A. DiGioia


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ANALYSIS AND JURY CHARGES SIDE BY SIDE

New Jersey Law of Personal Injury collects and analyzes the leading personal injury cases and follows with the full text of the relevant Supreme Court sanctioned model jury charges. This novel organization allows the trial or appellate lawyer to evaluate, prosecute, defend and try any tort case by focusing on the language the judge will use to instruct the jury. New Jersey Law of Personal Injury will give readers current information in the easiest possible format. Cross referenced, completely updated, and heavily indexed, New Jersey Law of Personal Injury has become the authority in this area of practice.



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  • Availability: Available
  • Brand: New Jersey Law Journal
  • Product Type: Books
  • Edition: 2019
  • Page Count: 648
  • ISBN: 978-1-62881-517-7
  • Pub#/SKU#: JPINJ19
  • Pub Date: 09/28/2018
  • Volume(s): 1
  • Frequency: Annually

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  • James Hely

James Hely was appointed judge of the New Jersey Superior Court, sitting in Union County, in July 2009. He is a former member of Weiseman Hely DiGioia in Mountainside, New Jersey, and was certified by the Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney. He has been a frequent lecturer for the New Jersey Association for Justice (formerly ATLA-NJ), NJICLE, the Union County Bar Association, and the New Jersey Law Journal. He has published other books and articles on trial practice in Trial Magazine and other journals. In 1984, he and another attorney obtained the largest injury award in the history of New Jersey up to that time for a paralysis victim. In 1988, he achieved the first punitive damage award against the Audi 5000 for unintended acceleration. He has been an Executive Committee member of the New Jersey Association for Justice, a Master of the Richard J. Hughes Inns of Court, an Advocate of the American Board of Trial Advocates-North Jersey, and board of trustees member of the Union County Bar Association. He serves on the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Rules of Evidence. Donald A. DiGioia, a member of Weiseman Hely DiGioia in Mountainside, New Jersey, is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil and Criminal Trial Attorney. DiGioia has been a practicing trial lawyer for more than 30 years. He lectures on trial techniques at seminars throughout the state and has published writings, including a chapter in the recent volume, New Jersey Trial and Evidence (NJICLE 2008). He has been an adjunct professor at Seton Hall University Law School on trial advocacy topics. He is a member of the New Jersey Association for Justice (formerly ATLA-NJ), and has served on the Board of Governors of that organization. An Advocate of the America Board of Trial Attorneys-North Jersey Chapter, he is a member of the Union County Bar Association and has served on the Union County Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointment Committee. A former Chair of the District XII. James Hely receives no compensation for his work on this text. All author royalties will be donated to charity.



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  • Donald A. DiGioia
Donald A. DiGioia is Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil and Criminal Trial Attorney. Over the past 30 years Don has devoted his entire practice to trial law. He lectures on trial techniques at seminars throughout the State and has published writings, including a chapter in the recent volume, New Jersey Trial and Evidence (NJ ICLE, 2003). Don has been an adjunct professor at Seton Hall law School on trial advocacy topics. He is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America - New Jersey (ATLA-NJ) and has served on the Board of Governors of that organization. An advocate of the American Board of Tiral Attorneys- North Jersey Chapter, Don is a member of the Union County Bar Association and has served on the Union County Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointment Committee. He has also been chair of the District XXII Ethics Committee and currently serves as an Ethics Master. He was named as Professional Lawyer of the Year by the Union County Bar Association in 2004. 

 

1.      NEGLIGENCE AND DUTY - GENERAL CONCEPT

2.      PROXIMATE CAUSE

3.      Comparative Negligence

4.      Damages in Personal Injury Cases

5.      Statute of Limitations and Repose

6.      Negligence on the Roadways

7.      Premises: Owners’ and Operator’s Duties and Negligence

8.      Construction and Multiple Employer Work Site Accidents

9.      Medical Negligence and Battery

10.  Lawyer Negligence and Other Non-Medical, Professional Negligence Leading to Personal Injuries

11.  Abnormally dangerous Activities Nuisance

12.  Respondeat Superior, Negligence Hiring and Vicarious Liability for Independent Contractors

13.  Alcohol Service by Taverns and Restaurants and Social Hosts

14.  Common Carriers; The High Degree of Care Owed to Patrons of Railroads, Buses and Airplanes

15.  Intentional Torts Causing Personal Injury

16.  Death Cases

17.  Punitive Damages

18.  Claims Against Public Entities: The Tort Claims Act

19.  Duty of School Personnel To A Student

20.  Other Special Negligence Claims, Immunities, and Restrictions

21.  Product Liability

22.  The New Jury Selection Rules (with suggested questions to use when picking jury)

23.  Common Issues In Personal Injury Litigation and Trials