A.T v. M. Cohen, M.D., 231 N.J. 237 (2017).  “This was an appeal as of right in a medical malpractice case in which plaintiff was a minor.  Due to counsel’s oversight, plaintiff failed to file an affidavit of merit within the required time, although plaintiff did provide one shortly thereafter.  The Law Division granted summary judgment in favor of defendant, denied plaintiff’s motion for a voluntary dismissal without prejudice to allow plaintiff to avoid summary judgme

Castello v. Wohler, 446 N.J. Super. 1 (App. Div. 2016).  In Medina v. Pitta, 442 N.J. Super. 1 (App. Div. 2015), discussed here, the Appellate Division ruled that a physician who was retired at the time of the occurrence that is the basis for a medical mal

Dietz v. Bouldin, 136 S. Ct. 1885 (2016).  When a judge discharges a jury in a civil case, and only thereafter realizes that the jury verdict contains an error, is there anything that can be done?  That was the question in this case, decided today by the Supreme Court of the United States.  By a 6-2 vote, the Court held that a judge has inherent, but limited, power to recall the jury for further deliberations.  Justice Sotomayor wrote the majority opinion, joined by Chief Justice Roberts an