25.3 Personal Injury Case Defined

A personal injury case is one which is assigned to the Motion Section or the Individual Calendar Section of the Law Division and is

a. One which pleads civil cause(s) of action seeking monetary damages for injuries pursuant to common law or statutory law, including intentional torts and negligence (i.e., motor vehicle, premises liability, Dram Shop, FELA).

b. Excused from Mandatory Arbitration are asbestos, construction, medical malpractice, nursing home and product liability cases, unless the parties agree to arbitration.

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