R. 7:6-2(a)(1) states: “Upon the request of the defendant, the court may, at the time of the acceptance of a guilty plea, order that the plea shall not be evidential in any civil proceeding.” See State v. Tsilimidos, 364 N.J. Super. 454, 458 (App.Div. 2003). In addition, “[this] non-evidential order should be entered as a matter of course on the request of a defendant…” State v. Smith, 2010 WL 3418919, 4 (N.J. Super. A.D. 2010). Consequently, while “guilty pleas to traffic
Expansion of Wrongful Death Act Damages Gets Senate Judiciary Committee's OK New Jersey legislators are moving toward expanding the range of damages that could be awarded under the state's Wrongful Death Act. By Michael Booth: New Jersey legislators are moving toward expanding the range of damages that could be awarded under the state’s Wrongful Death Act. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 6-4 in recommending passage of S-1766, which is sponsored by the committee chairman,
The Pa Supreme Court in Erie Exchange v. Bristol 174 A3d 578 (Pa 2017), found that the statute of limitations in a UM case doesn’t toll until there is a breach of the contract (denial of the claim), and in this case the request for Arbitration tolled the Statute of Limitations.