NJ Pol Pushes Sunshine Law To Limit Public Hazard Injuries

Law360, New York (March 22, 2013, 3:21 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey assemblyman on Thursday introduced legislation that seeks full disclosure of court judgments, records and settlements that involve public hazards, like product liability suits, in order to better protect the state's residents from potential future injury.

Bill A3956, known as the New Jersey Sunshine in Litigation Act and introduced by Assemblyman Timothy Eustace, D-Bergen/Passaic, would prevent the state's courts from issuing orders or judgments that hide so-called public hazards or information about them, and also would void agreements or contracts to the extent they...
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