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Defense IME Doctor Found to Be Obligated To Provide Copies of Articles Referred to In His Report

By on June 7, 2019 in Civil Lawsuits with 0 Comments

The plaintiff, Frank Campbell was involved in an automobile accident with a vehicle operated by Joyce Roberts.  Plaintiff claimed that Roberts negligently operated her vehicle and that her negligence was a proximate cause of his accident and his injuries. Plaintiff filed an Underinsured Motorist claim with his insurance company, Allstate Insurance Co. as a result […]

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Does New Jersey Permit Recording of Defense IME’s?

By on April 18, 2019 in Other with 0 Comments

Under New Jersey Court rules, when a plaintiff has made a claim for personal injuries, the adverse party may require that the plaintiff submit to a physical or mental examination pursuant to R. 4:19.  The issue sometimes arises as to whether the defense medical examination may be recorded or attended by a representative of the […]

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Plaintiff Barred From Calling PIP IME Doctor as Expert at Trial

By on January 18, 2019 in Litigation with 0 Comments

Plaintiff Jo Ann Catello Onello appealed from an order dismissing her complaint with prejudice following a jury verdict of no cause of action and an oral ruling barring the testimony at trial of her IME PIP doctor, Dr. Mark Berman. Plaintiff had been injured in a motor vehicle accident and sued the defendant who rear-ended […]

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Plaintiff Can Be Compelled to Pay IME Missed Appointment Fee

By on March 10, 2017 in Litigation with 0 Comments

Plaintiff Ann McInroy sued Village Supermarket, Inc. for injuries from a slip and fall in its supermarket. Defense counsel scheduled an exam with an IME doctor to examine the plaintiff for her claimed injuries. After 2 missed appointments, the IME doctor sent defense counsel a bill for $375, representing the missed appointment fee for these […]

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