New Jersey Supreme Court Orders Retrial In Slip-And-Fall Case

(October 9, 2015, 2:08 PM EDT) -- TRENTON, N.J. — An Essex County, N.J., Superior Court judge erroneously instructed jurors in a personal injury case on the mode-of-operation rule, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled Sept. 28 (Janice J. Prioleau v. Kentucky Fried Chicken Inc., et al., No. A-99-13-07040, N.J. Sup., Essex Co.; 2015 N.J. LEXIS 957).

(Decision available. Document #77-151014-026Z.)

According to the unanimous court, the theories of liability advanced by plaintiff Janice J. Prioleau — who slipped and fell at a Cherry Hill, N.J., Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant — did not...
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