Affidavit Of Merit Lapse Dooms NJ Legal Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (July 8, 2013, 6:44 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appeals court Friday tossed a chiropractor’s legal malpractice suit against law firm Wallace & Legome LLP, saying he failed to follow proper procedure requiring that he submit an affidavit of merit along with the suit.

A two-judge panel of the New Jersey Superior Court’s Appellate Division affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of Dr. Charles McCabe’s suit alleging Wallace & Legome failed to properly file personal injury protection suits to collect on claims allegedly owed to him. As the plaintiff launching suit, he was...
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