We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Insurer Sues NJ Firm For Mishandling $9M Severed Leg Case

Law360 (June 12, 2019, 8:05 PM EDT) -- An insurer slapped Florio Perrucci on Wednesday with a malpractice suit in New Jersey federal court alleging its attorneys botched their defense of state agencies in litigation over a multivehicle collision that cost a woman her leg, leading to a $9 million judgment and ultimately a $3.5 million settlement.

Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Cappelli LLC attorneys Mark R. Peck and Brian R. Tipton negligently failed to assert certain immunity defenses in pretrial motions or at the 2010 trial that resulted in the judgment against the South Jersey Transportation Authority and the New Jersey State Police, according to State National Insurance Co.,...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Attached Documents



Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only


New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Personal Property: Other

Date Filed

June 12, 2019

Law Firms