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New Jersey Medical Malpractice Law

Jonathan H. Lomurro, Gary L. Riveles, Abbott S. Brown

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Newly Updated and Revised Edition September 2015

This updated edition of New Jersey Medical Malpractice Law provides a comprehensive, reader-friendly guide for all medical malpractice

practitioners. Discretely focused subheadings allow users to pinpoint relevant discussions, and footnotes highlight helpful resources and

explanations. The chapters address issues as they commonly arise through the litigation process—from considering the elements of a malpractice

cause of action, through investigating and preparing a case, to managing trial issues.


Included with your print edition is an eBook, containing hyperlinks to the full text of cases, statutes and other authoritative content and can be read using a variety of devices and readers including: Apple iPad or iPhone, SONY Reader, Barnes & Noble NOOK and Adobe Digital Editions.


New this Edition

New chapter on Electronic Medical Records

New sections:

            Qualification of Dentists, Nurses and Other Medical Professionals

Failure To Call an Expert Witness at Trial

Evidence of  Decedent's Pre-Death Statements


Chapters Include:

 

Chapter 1: Duties of Health Care Providers

Chapter 2: Doctrines of Informed Consent and Refusal

Chapter 3: Other Causes of Action

Chapter 4: Proximate Causation

Chapter 5: Damages in Medical Malpractice Cases

Chapter 6: Pre-Suit Investigation of Medical Malpractice Claim

Chapter 7: Expert Testimony and Learned Treatises

Chapter 8: Pleadings, Defenses and Voir Dire in Medical

Malpractice Cases

Chapter 9: Pretrial Discovery in Medical Malpractice Cases

Chapter 10: Electronic Medical Records

Appendix

Table of Cases

Index






   

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  • Availability: Available
  • Brand: New Jersey Law Journal
  • Product Type: Books
  • Edition: 7
  • Page Count: 1000
  • ISBN: 978-1-57625-986-3
  • Pub#/SKU#: JMEDM16
  • Pub Date: 09/30/2015
  • Volume(s): 1
  • Frequency: Annually

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  • Jonathan H. Lomurro

Jonathan H. Lomurro is a partner with Lomurro, Munson, Comer, Brown & Schottland, P.A., where he handles matters relating to medical malpractice, personal injury, and criminal defense.



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  • Gary L. Riveles

Gary L. Riveles, a partner at Dughi, Hewit & Domalewski, is a certified civil trial attorney whose practice focuses on the defense of medical malpractice, products and premises liability, and healthcare-related employment issues.



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  • Abbott S. Brown
  • 80 Main Street
  • 973736-9800

Abbott S. Brown is a Certified Civil Trial Attorney whose practice focuses on medical and legal malpractice, products liability and insurance litigation. A partner with Lomurro, Davison, Eastman & Muñoz, P. A., in Freehold, New Jersey, Mr. Brown received his J.D. in 1978 from Rutgers University School of Law, Newark. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and before the U.S. District Court for the Districts of New Jersey and the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and the Second and Third Circuit Courts of Appeal. Mr. Brown has been counsel for one or more bar associations as amicus curiae in 12 published malpractice decisions, including Cornblatt v. Barow, 153 N.J. 218 (1998), Ferreira v. Rancocas Orthopedic Associates, 178 N.J. 144 (2003), and Nicholas v. Mynster, 213 N.J. 463 (2013). 


Mr. Brown served on the Supreme Court Committee on Jury Selection and Voir Dire from 2004-2010, the Supreme Court Committee on Model Civil Jury Charges from 1998-2009, where he served on the medical malpractice sub-committee, and the Board of Governors of the New Jersey Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America - New Jersey) from 1996 to 2011. He has also served on the District V-B Ethics Committee, as Chair of the Medical Malpractice Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association and on the Special Committee on Implementation of a Pilot Medical Malpractice Mediation project. Mr. Brown was an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall University School of Law in the Health Law and Policy Program, teaching medical malpractice law between 1998 and 2012. He has also lectured at the New Jersey Judicial College and delivered more than 70 lectures for N.J.I.C.L.E., the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the New Jersey Association for Justice, the New  Jersey State Bar Association, and other organizations.


Mr. Brown is also the author of New Jersey Medical Malpractice Cases, 3rd Ed. (NJICLE 2009) and a chapter titled “Medical Experts” in New Jersey Trial and Evidence Law (NJICLE 2003).

He has written more than 35 articles for numerous professional publications, and had opinion or editorials published in the New York Times, The Star-Ledger, and the New Jersey Law Journal. Mr. Brown was awarded the Gold Medal for Distinguished Service by the Association of Trial Lawyers of America – New Jersey in April 2001. He was named as one of New Jersey’s “Top Ten Lawyers” in 2006 and named one of New Jersey’s “Top 100 Lawyers” in 2005 and every year since 2007. In April 2012, Mr. Brown was recognized by NJBIZ as one of the 50 Most Powerful People in New Jersey Healthcare.



Chapters Include:

 

Chapter 1: Duties of Health Care Providers

Chapter 2: Doctrines of Informed Consent and Refusal

Chapter 3: Other Causes of Action

Chapter 4: Proximate Causation

Chapter 5: Damages in Medical Malpractice Cases

Chapter 6: Pre-Suit Investigation of Medical Malpractice Claim

Chapter 7: Expert Testimony and Learned Treatises

Chapter 8: Pleadings, Defenses and Voir Dire in Medical

Malpractice Cases

Chapter 9: Pretrial Discovery in Medical Malpractice Cases

Chapter 10: Electronic Medical Records

Appendix

Table of Cases

Index