NJ Firm Can't Beat Malpractice Ruling Over Insurance Claim

By Bill Wichert (October 13, 2021, 5:52 PM EDT) -- Lord Kobrin Alvarez & Fattell LLC fell short Wednesday in trying to convince a New Jersey state appellate panel to overturn a trial court ruling that the law firm committed malpractice by letting the clock run out on a couple's bid for motor vehicle accident coverage from New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Co.

The panel of the Appellate Division of Superior Court in Middlesex County upheld a summary judgment win for plaintiffs Sharon and George Barnick over the malpractice liability of the New Jersey law firm, partner Craig J. Kobrin and ex-firm lawyer Edwin Cintron II for not demanding arbitration of the...

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