Lawyer Off Hook For Liability In $19.5M Injury Verdict

Law360, New York (March 22, 2010, 1:41 PM EDT) -- A judge has thrown out negligence claims against a New Jersey attorney accused by two insurers of botching the defense for Camden County, N.J., in a personal injury case and losing a nearly $19.5 million verdict.

Judge Noel Hillman ruled on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey in favor of lawyer Donna Whiteside, granting her motion to dismiss the case and agreeing that her alleged actions could not be the cause of injury to the two insurers that instigated the...
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