NJ Justices Won't Reconsider Ducking Fray Over Mesh Fees

Law360 (May 24, 2021, 4:26 PM EDT) -- Two women have failed to convince the New Jersey Supreme Court to wade into a Third Circuit dispute over whether a Garden State rule capping contingent fees should apply to class claims that their ex-lawyers received excessive attorney fees in Texas in pelvic mesh litigation against Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon unit.

In a one-page order filed on Friday, the court denied a motion from plaintiffs Debbie Gore and Doris Lance-Smith to reconsider its refusal last month to accept a question from a circuit panel with respect to applying that rule to their malpractice suit against Potts Law Firm, Nagel...

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