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

Law360, Los Angeles (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...
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Case Title

State National Insurance Co v. County of Camden, et al


Case Number

14-4766

Court

Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

4110 Insurance

Date Filed

December 19, 2014

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