DeCotiis Seeks Quick Win In NJ County's Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (May 11, 2012, 5:49 PM EDT) -- An attorney for DeCotiis Fitzpatrick & Cole LLP argued Friday that Bergen County, N.J., can't establish proximate cause in its legal malpractice action against the law firm over a hospital operator's $700 million-plus suit for Medicaid-related payments.

Contending that the prominent New Jersey firm deserves summary judgment, Christopher Carey of Graham Curtin told Judge Susan J. Steele in Bergen County Superior Court that Bergen Regional Medical Center LP, the manager of a county-owned hospital, brought a baseless claim against the county for funds the local government...
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