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NY: Attorney Negligence as Intervening Cause

Posted in Administrative Law, New York, Torts/Personal Injury
Silberman v. Reisman, Abramson, P.C.  55 A.D.3d 402, 866 N.Y.S.2d 42 (2008) NY: Underlying Workers Compensation proceeding Student Contributor: Josh Aronson Facts: Plaintiff brought a malpractice action against the defendant arising out of the defendant’s representation of the plaintiff in a worker’s compensation proceeding. The plaintiff is claiming that the defendant was negligent in failing… Continue Reading

No Indemnification under N.J.S.A. 18A:16-6 for Defense Costs Incurred by Attorneys in Malpractice Actions

Posted in Administrative Law, New Jersey
Sahli v. Woodbine Board of Education, 386 N.J.Super. 533, 902 A.2d 296 (App. Div. 2006) NJ Underlying Subrogation Action Student Contributor:  Jason Klein Facts: The Woodbine Board of Education entered into a contractual agreement with Ronald Sahli, an attorney licensed to practice in the State of New Jersey, to hire him as its attorney. Pursuant… Continue Reading