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NY State Bar Points to Salas Attack in Condemning Suspended Union Leader Who Posted Judge's Addresses | New Jersey Law J...
09/05/2021
NY State Bar Points to Salas Attack in Condemning Suspended Union Leader Who Posted Judge's Addresses | New Jersey Law Journal

NY State Bar Points to Salas Attack in Condemning Suspended Union Leader Who Posted Judge's Addresses | New Jersey Law Journal

T. Andrew Brown, president of the state bar association, issued a statement Monday denouncing Quirk, saying the union official was retaliating against DiFiore by publishing her home addresses and calling for demonstrations at the residences.

'Success Depends on Relationships': Phila. Bar Association Announces Institutional Memberships for Drexel Law Students |...
09/05/2021
'Success Depends on Relationships': Phila. Bar Association Announces Institutional Memberships for Drexel Law Students | New Jersey Law Journal

'Success Depends on Relationships': Phila. Bar Association Announces Institutional Memberships for Drexel Law Students | New Jersey Law Journal

I think there is a sort of a fiction in the world that some schools promote that somehow when you get into law school you've walked onto a conveyor belt you get a job and you're set for the rest of your life, Kline Law Dean Daniel Filler said.

ICYMI. Videotaped surgeries: what you need to know.🔵 Videotaping surgical procedures is now the law in South Korea.🔵 Hav...
09/04/2021
Attorneys Weigh In on Medical Malpractice Implications, as Some Lawmakers Want Surgeries Videotaped | New Jersey Law Journal

ICYMI. Videotaped surgeries: what you need to know.
🔵 Videotaping surgical procedures is now the law in South Korea.
🔵 Having a video record of an operation could help resolve med-mal disputes.
🔵 Some lawyers see technical complications and HIPAA snags.
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I think it will potentially lead to misleading assessments of what is occurring and it may not capture everything that is relevant, malpractice lawyer Amos Gern said. I don't think it's going to be a helpful tool in most instances.

The decision allows SEPTA, as plaintiff, to reassert previously dismissed claims brought against bank Orrstown Financial...
09/03/2021
Third Circuit Clarifies Exceptions to the Statute of Repose in SEPTA Suit Against Bank | New Jersey Law Journal

The decision allows SEPTA, as plaintiff, to reassert previously dismissed claims brought against bank Orrstown Financial Services over an investment dispute.
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Rule 15(c) encourages courts to decide cases on the merits, rather than a technicality, if a plaintiff merely seeks to amend a timely filed complaint after the statutory deadline has expired, Judge Thomas Ambro said.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Drain wanted a higher dollar amount. But: “I do not have the ability to impose what I would...
09/03/2021
Ruling Lasts 6 Hours, No Breaks: Judge Approves Purdue Pharma's $4.5 Billion Bankruptcy Settlement | New Jersey Law Journal

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Drain wanted a higher dollar amount. But: “I do not have the ability to impose what I would like on the parties,” he said. “A judge is not given that power."
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Drain acknowledged the pain wrought by the opioid crisis and said he would like to see a larger settlement than the $4.5 billion reached after extensive negotiation, but he said he is unwilling to “risk” the agreement in exchange for the possibility of a larger number.

ICYMI. A suit against Lowenstein Sandler over alleged undisclosed conflicts of interest was dismissed without prejudice ...
09/03/2021
Lowenstein Sandler in Crosshair as Widow Seeks to Restart Legal Malpractice Suit Over $170M Estate | New Jersey Law Journal

ICYMI. A suit against Lowenstein Sandler over alleged undisclosed conflicts of interest was dismissed without prejudice July 30.

An amended complaint was filed Monday.

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Unchecked by the strict ethical proscriptions of his profession, [Lowenstein Sandler attorney Michael] Lerner leveraged his and his firm’s positions as trusted fiduciaries and long-standing counsel to the Krivulkas and the Krivulka entities to achieve his ultimate goal of wielding control over the...

It's Game Time for Judiciary as NJ's Eviction Moratorium Ends | New Jersey Law Journal
09/03/2021
It's Game Time for Judiciary as NJ's Eviction Moratorium Ends | New Jersey Law Journal

It's Game Time for Judiciary as NJ's Eviction Moratorium Ends | New Jersey Law Journal

For months Chief Justice Stuart Rabner and Administrative Director of the Courts Judge Glenn Grant have warned lawmakers that the moratorium’s lifting could result in an avalanche of new landlord-tenant eviction cases – nearly 200,000 – that could easily overwhelm the courts.

ICYMI. A suit against Lowenstein Sandler over alleged undisclosed conflicts of interest was dismissed without prejudice ...
09/02/2021
Lowenstein Sandler in Crosshair as Widow Seeks to Restart Legal Malpractice Suit Over $170M Estate | New Jersey Law Journal

ICYMI. A suit against Lowenstein Sandler over alleged undisclosed conflicts of interest was dismissed without prejudice July 30. An amended complaint was filed Monday.
http://ow.ly/sI5r50G2pIj

Unchecked by the strict ethical proscriptions of his profession, [Lowenstein Sandler attorney Michael] Lerner leveraged his and his firm’s positions as trusted fiduciaries and long-standing counsel to the Krivulkas and the Krivulka entities to achieve his ultimate goal of wielding control over the...

Videotaped surgeries: what you need to know.🔵 Videotaping surgical procedures is now the law in South Korea.🔵 Having a v...
09/01/2021
Attorneys Weigh In on Medical Malpractice Implications, as Some Lawmakers Want Surgeries Videotaped | New Jersey Law Journal

Videotaped surgeries: what you need to know.
🔵 Videotaping surgical procedures is now the law in South Korea.
🔵 Having a video record of an operation could help resolve med-mal disputes.
🔵 Some lawyers see technical complications and HIPAA snags.
http://ow.ly/yCBP50G2FW5

I think it will potentially lead to misleading assessments of what is occurring and it may not capture everything that is relevant, malpractice lawyer Amos Gern said. I don't think it's going to be a helpful tool in most instances.

ICYMI. 🔵 Some courts are barring unvaxxed lawyers from appearing in court.🔵 A ban could result in an uneven playing fiel...
09/01/2021
Some Courts Are Banning Unvaccinated Lawyers—But Don't Resist, Unless the Client Is Impacted | New Jersey Law Journal

ICYMI.
🔵 Some courts are barring unvaxxed lawyers from appearing in court.
🔵 A ban could result in an uneven playing field.
🔵 Disputing vax policies based on their impact on lawyers won't gain traction; harm to clients is a better argument.
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The client would experience a hardship if that client's lawyer is uniquely positioned to represent the particular client's interests and is unable to be vaccinated for legitimate medical reasons, said Jason Mazzone, a constitutional lawyer at the University of Illinois College of Law.

Lowenstein Sandler in Crosshair as Widow Seeks to Restart Legal Malpractice Suit Over $170M Estate | New Jersey Law Jour...
09/01/2021
Lowenstein Sandler in Crosshair as Widow Seeks to Restart Legal Malpractice Suit Over $170M Estate | New Jersey Law Journal

Lowenstein Sandler in Crosshair as Widow Seeks to Restart Legal Malpractice Suit Over $170M Estate | New Jersey Law Journal

Unchecked by the strict ethical proscriptions of his profession, [Lowenstein Sandler attorney Michael] Lerner leveraged his and his firm’s positions as trusted fiduciaries and long-standing counsel to the Krivulkas and the Krivulka entities to achieve his ultimate goal of wielding control over the...

A suit against Lowenstein Sandler over alleged undisclosed conflicts of interest was dismissed without prejudice July 30...
08/31/2021
Lowenstein Sandler in Crosshairs as Widow Seeks to Restart Legal Malpractice Suit Over $170M Estate | New Jersey Law Journal

A suit against Lowenstein Sandler over alleged undisclosed conflicts of interest was dismissed without prejudice July 30.

An amended complaint was filed Monday.

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Unchecked by the strict ethical proscriptions of his profession, [Sills Cummis attorney Michael] Lerner leveraged his and his firm’s positions as trusted fiduciaries and long-standing counsel to the Krivulkas and the Krivulka entities to achieve his ultimate goal of wielding control over the subst...

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