NJ High Court To Mull Hospitals' Charitable Immunity

Law360, New York (February 20, 2014, 7:48 PM EST) -- The Supreme Court of New Jersey last week agreed to hear an appeal from a woman who claims a nonprofit hospital’s charitable organization status doesn’t exempt it from liability for injuries she sustained in a slip-and-fall while receiving free eye care at the facility.

New Jersey’s high court on Feb. 14 granted certification to Terry Kuchera, who is appealing from a Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, decision upholding a lower court’s summary dismissal of Kuchera’s liability suit against Jersey Shore Family Health Center over...
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