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When Defense Decides Not to Call its Medical Expert to Testify at Trial, Plaintiff Not Permitted to Tell Jury That Doctor Had Been Retained by Defense but Not Called to Testify

By on February 14, 2020 in Evidence with 0 Comments

Plaintiff Peter Slomkowski had been involved in a rear end motor vehicle accident involving an underinsured motorist and sued New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Co. (“NJM”) to recover benefits for his injuries. The key disputed issue at the trial of this matter was whether Plaintiff suffered a permanent injury as a result of the accident. In […]

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Court Rules that Treating Physicians May Testify as to Whether their Bills were Fair and Reasonable

By on December 20, 2019 in Evidence with 0 Comments

Plaintiff Maria Napolitano was in a motor vehicle accident when the vehicle in which she was a passenger was struck in the rear by a truck driven by defendant Tony Hudson and owned by MSS Vending Inc.  As the time of the accident, she was insured under an automobile insurance policy that included a $50,000 […]

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