A selection of the need-to-know civil justice news for the week of April 25-May 1.


Insurer Says NJ Law Shouldn’t Apply In Med Malpractice Case

Martin Bricketto | Law360

Counsel for a Rhode Island insurance group urged the New Jersey Supreme Court on Monday to upend a decision requiring it to provide medical malpractice coverage under a policy that was rescinded over a physician’s alleged misrepresentations, arguing that New Jersey law was improperly applied in the case.

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The Perils of Overwarning

Kim Stone | CJAC President

We have become a community of warners. My car carries a warning sticker that the vehicle may contain chemicals known by the State of California to cause cancer or reproductive harm. The parking lot where I park each morning at work has the same warning signage, as does the coffee shop nearest to my office. That’s three Proposition 65 warning signs and I haven’t even started my work day.

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