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NJ Firm Can't Slip Malpractice Suit Over Prudential Bias Case

Law360 (June 11, 2018, 4:43 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Appellate Division on Monday revived a former Prudential employee's malpractice suit accusing a law firm of improperly steering her race bias claim against the insurer to arbitration, ruling a lower court still has to determine whether the company had offered the opportunity to litigate the allegation in court.

That question of a litigation offer is a genuine dispute of material fact that should have precluded the summary judgment granted to Leeds Morelli & Brown PC — now known as Leeds Brown PC —...
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