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Appellate Division Issues Ruling On When Defense Medical Exam Can Be Video Or Audio Recorded Or Attended By A Third Party

By on May 6, 2022 in Discovery with 0 Comments

Three separate cases, each involving a separate personal injury, were appealed to the Appellate Division to decide the issue as to whether a plaintiff with alleged cognitive limitations, psychological impairments, or language barriers “can be accompanied by a third-party to a defense medical examination (“DME”), or require that the examination be video or audio recorded […]

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Non-Party Not Subject To Same Broad Rules Of Discovery As Party To Suit

By on March 4, 2022 in Discovery with 0 Comments

The plaintiff Trenton Renewable Power, LLC owned and operated an anaerobic biodigester facility in Trenton and contracted with non-party Symbiont Science, Engineering and Construction, LLC (“Symbiont”) to design and build out the facility.  Defendant Denali Water Solutions, LLC (“Denali”) contracted with plaintiff to supply the organic waste for processing at the facility in Trenton.  The […]

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Plaintiff’s Expert Report Barred Due to Failure to Distinguish Permanent Injury Suffered in Two Consecutive Car Accidents

By on October 23, 2020 in Discovery with 0 Comments

Plaintiff Abigail Perdomo appealed the trial court’s decision barring the expert report of her treating physician, Dr. Wayne Petermann, a chiropractor, as a net opinion.  Plaintiff had been in two different motor vehicle accidents in December, 2010 and, three years later, in November, 2013.  The issue in Perdomo v. Orgacki, 2018 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS […]

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