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Does the Discovery Rule Apply to the NJ Wrongful Death Act?

Will the discovery rule save the day for plaintiff’s wrongful death action; or does the courtroom door slam shut?

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THIRD CIRCUIT APPLIES DISCOVERY RULE TO LEGAL MALPRACTICE CASES

N.J. Law Journal reports: A lawyer’s assurances to his client that a hearing “went well” and there was “nothing to worry about” may act to toll a claim that the lawyer had botched the hearing by failing to call key witnesses, a federal appeals court says in an important ruling on the statute of limitations […]

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