NJ High Court Won't Revive $7.7M Port Authority Injury Ruling

Law360, New York (September 20, 2013, 5:41 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court on Friday declined to second guess the overturning of a $7.7 million slip-and-fall verdict against the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey because the bistate agency was held to a higher standard of care than appropriate.

The court denied certification to the petition of Soma Mandal, who was injured in a fall at Jersey City, N.J.’s Pavonia train station. The order lets stand a published Appellate Division ruling from April that upended her multimillion-dollar win based on a finding...
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