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A reversal of the Appellate Division’s “bright line” prohibition on expert testimony suggesting that a plaintiff magnified her symptoms; the Supreme Court’s rejection of an expert opinion on causation as a net opinion; and a holding that a party witness’ specialized knowledge did not require him to be identified as an expert witness are recent interesting cases regarding the admissibility of expert testimony in New Jersey.
We are pleased to announce that financial lines specialists Maurice Pesso and Greg Steinberg have joined as partners in the US. The duo join from White and Williams LLP where they were partner and counsel respectively. Maurice Pesso will be based in our New Jersey office and Greg Steinberg in New York.
We are very pleased to announce that we have promoted ten lawyers to our partnership, with nine based in the UK and one in the US.
New Jersey Appellate Division holds evidence of whether a vehicle’s airbags deployed is inadmissible, absent expert testimony
In automobile negligence actions it is commonplace for both plaintiff and defense attorneys to ask the plaintiff whether his or her airbags deployed as a result of the collision.
Case review 10/08/2018
In New Jersey, disputes involving personal injury protection (“PIP) benefits are handled through arbitration via the Forthright Solutions Forum (“Forthright”).
Global law firm Kennedys has strengthened its insurance coverage capabilities and global insurance practice with the hire of Mark Dessi from US firm Skarzynski Black. He joins as a partner in the New York office where he is reunited with several former partners from Sedgwick who joined Kennedys CMK last autumn.
Despite the constant political noise, Peru’s economy has stayed afloat in economic indicators and rankings. The last couple of decades have witnessed Peru surface as a healthy economy and investment haven.
We are pleased to announce that we have promoted four attorneys to our partnership in the United States, taking our worldwide partner count to 271.
It is long standing law in New Jersey that a commercial landowner is responsible for maintaining abutting public sidewalks in a reasonably safe condition.
We are pleased to announce that John Blancett, Sedgwick New York’s former Managing Partner, has joined as a partner and will be based in our New York office. He will be joined by two partners and three associates.