NJ High Court To Mull Med Malpractice Coverage Disclosure

Law360, New York (November 25, 2013, 7:28 PM EST) -- The Supreme Court of New Jersey on Friday accepted an appeal from the recipient of a botched spinal surgery who says the surgeon’s failure to disclose his lack of medical malpractice insurance constitutes fraud by the surgeon and the hospital where the surgery took place.

According to a Friday order, New Jersey’s Supreme Court granted certification to James R. Jarrell and his wife, Sheila, who were awarded a judgment of just less than $938,000 after a jury found that Dr. Richard Kaul deviated from accepted standards...
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