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Federal Appellate Court Affirms Summary Judgment in Favor of Defendant under Daubert Standard

A federal appellate court recently issued an opinion in a personal injury case that was appealed by a plaintiff after the district court excluded the plaintiff’s expert witness testimony. The case is important for New Mexico personal injury plaintiffs, because … Continue reading

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New Jersey Appellate Division Addresses Adoption Act in Dispute Between Biological and Adoptive Parents

As an attorney who practices family law, I can attest to how painful battles for custody over children are when couples separate.   Even more painful are disputes between adoptive and biological parents fighting over custody of a baby.   Among the … Continue reading

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N.J. Appellate Division Outlines Public Policy Limits on Employment Based Arbitration Agreements

By Alex Lee, Esq. In two recent decisions both decided on August 23, 2018, the Appellate Division simultaneously confirmed the broad deference New Jersey courts give to Arbitration Agreements in the employment context, while also marking limitations as to how … Continue reading

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Appellate Court is Reluctant to Disturb the Ruling of the Family Court

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Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Discovery Order in Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Relying On the Medical Studies Act

On May 13, 2015, Millicent Mnookin suffered a sudden drop in oxygen followed by cardiac arrest while she was under general anesthesia for surgery at Northwest Community Hospital. She was taken to an intensive care unit but died just two … Continue reading

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