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  1. Courtroom Cue: New Jersey Appellate Court rejects categorical application of the “ongoing-storm” rule

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD This past April, the New Jersey Appellate Division determined that a commercial landowner has a duty to take reasonable steps to render a public walkway abutting its property, covered by ice or snow, reasonably safe.  Completely rejecting the previously applied “on-going storm” defense to liability, the court made it clear…