NJ Judges Required to Ask Jurors Open-Ended Questions

Erga v. Chalmers – Docket No. A-2632-12T4 – unpublished – Jury Selection/Voir Dire – decided July 16, 2014 This matter arises out of an auto accident trial, wherein the plaintiff sought reversal of a no-cause verdict after the Trial Court failed to ask Question Six from a set of sample jury questions set forth by
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I/M/O Suspension or Revocation of the License of Dara, A-1110-11T4, A-4861-T4

In this administrative law action, Parvez Dara, M.D. appeals from the decision of the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners revoking his medical license and ordering him to pay $30,000 in penalties. Dara also appeals the Board’s award of $372,029.28 in fees and costs to the State. The administrative penalties arose due to allegations that
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Camacho-Gardner v. Rubenstein, HUD-L-6541-10

This medical malpractice action arises from alleged negligent neonatal care of the infant decedent following her delivery via C-section. The defendant physicians moved for summary judgment on the basis that plaintiff’s neonatologist expert was not qualified to testify under N.J.S.A. 2A:53A-41(a)(1) (The Patients First Act) because he was retired before the alleged malpractice occurred. The
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Estate of Edwards v. Clara Maas Medical Center, ESX-L-4808-11

This medical malpractice action arises out of the alleged negligent treatment of plaintiff’s decedent at Clara Maas Continuing Care Center (CMCCC). Plaintiff’s decedent alleges that while a patient at CMCCC, he developed severe bed sores and pressure ulcers due to lack of proper care. The defendants advised plaintiffs’ counsel that the patient’s medical records could
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Halper v. St. Barnabas Hospital, ESX-L-5387-10

This medical malpractice action arose out of alleged negligent treatment of plaintiff’s decedent while admitted to St. Barnabas Hospital. Both defendant physician and plaintiff’s proffered expert were board certified in Internal Medicine and the subspecialty of Cardiovascular Disease. However, plaintiff’s expert was not board certified in defendant Dr. Nicholas Tullo’s second subspecialty, “Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.”
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