3rd Circ. Axes Appeal In NJ County Atty Malpractice Complaint

By Jeff Sistrunk (May 24, 2016, 6:06 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Tuesday dismissed State National Insurance Co.'s appeal of a New Jersey federal court's refusal to revive its legal malpractice claims against Camden County's attorney in a suit over whether the insurer had to cover a jury's $19 million award against the county, finding that the appeal was untimely.

In a highly technical 2-1 decision, a three-judge panel said the clock started running on State National's ability to file an appeal when it reached a stipulation resolving its claims against Camden County in the district court, rather than the date the lower court denied the insurer's motion to...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Attached Documents

Related Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only

Court

Subscribers Only

Nature of Suit

Subscribers Only

Judge

Subscribers Only

Date Filed

Subscribers Only

Law Firms

Government Agencies

Judge Analytics

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!