Category Archive: PRACTICE AREA

  • Emotional distress injury caused by medical malpractice must be supported by expert testimony

    New Jersey Appellate Division upheld the dismissal of a claim for medical malpractice because the claimed emotional distress injury was not supported by expert testimony. The Court ruled that unless the claim involved “intentional conduct” or had other special circumstances that created “an especial likelihood of genuine and serious mental distress”, the claim could not proceed without supporting expert testimony.  Clark v. Nenna, 465 N.J. Super. 505 (App. Div. 2020). If you have a New Jersey medical malpractice claim involving emotional read more
  • First Department Appellate Division Approves Construction At Pier 55

    MATTER OF CITY CLUB OF NEW YORK V. HUDSON RIVER PARK TRUST, 101068/15.

    The First Department Appellate Division is allowing construction of a 2.4-acre park on Pier 55 to proceed. The Court determined on September 9th, 2016 that the construction complies with New York environmental review and parkland use laws. The project, set for construction on the Hudson River shoreline and 13th Street, has received the support of Governor Cuomo, who proclaimed in a statement that he believes it will result in a “

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