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NJ Justices Won't Review Med Mal Suit Over Childbirth

Law360, New York (December 6, 2017, 3:27 PM EST) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court won’t second-guess a lower appeals court’s decision that a medical malpractice lawsuit against Virtua Health Inc. over an infant’s neurological difficulties was properly dismissed for lack of expert testimony on a doctor’s alleged incompetence, according to an order released Wednesday.

The justices’ refusal to hear the case dealt a blow to Lisa and Russell Hunt, who alleged that the hospital, Lisa Hunt's treating doctor and three nurses caused neurological injuries to their daughter due to negligence during her labor and delivery...
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