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Jackson v. Elmann, Hackensack University Medical Center
Case Type: Wrongful Death
Date of Verdict: 3-2-05
Judge: Lawrence D. Smith, J.S.C.
Plaintiff’s Attorney: Adam Slater
Defendant’s Attorney: Rowena Duran
Trial Type: Jury
Verdict: No cause
Additional Info: Wrongful death action including a claim of products liability

Sheryl Blankley v. James Dolgin
Case Type: Professional Negligence
Date of Verdict: 3-3-05
Judge: Isabel B. Stark, J.S.C.
Plaintiff’s Attorney: William Smith
Defendant’s Attorney: Burke Giblin
Trial Type: Jury
Verdict: No cause
Additional Info: Medical-malpractice action in which plaintiff claimed defendant deviated from appropriate standard
care and inflicted an ob/gyn injury during surgery. Defendant claimed injury to plaintiff’s ileum (part of small intestine)
was an acceptable risk of surgery.

Lawrence Qualiano v. Irwin Seating, New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority
Case Type: Premises Liability
Date of Verdict: 3-8-05
Judge: Elijah L. Miller Jr., J.S.C.
Plaintiff’s Attorney: Kenneth Iulo
Defendant’s Attorney: Paul Soderman
Trial Type: Jury
Verdict: No cause
Additional Info: Plaintiff claimed injuries at Meadowlands Racetrack when his chair collapsed, purportedly due to
weld fatigue. Plaintiff sought remedies against chair manufacturer on products liability and against N.J.S.E.A. for
countenancing a dangerous condition with notice. He argued the fall exacerbated asymptomatic degenerative disease
and arthritis of the spine.

James Swymer v. Peter Praeger
Case Type: Professional Negligence
Date of Verdict: 3-10-05
Judge: Richard J. Donohue, J.S.C.
Plaintiff’s Attorney: Drew Britcher
Defendant’s Attorney: David Weeks
Trial Type: Jury
Verdict: $500,000
Additional Info: Medical-malpractice action in which plaintiff claimed defendant cardiac thoracic surgeon pierced
aortic valve leaflet when suturing ring on mitral valve, resulting in aortic regurgitation. Parties agreed to a high/low
arrangement of $2.5 million/$500,000. Verdict reflected no cause, thereby entitling plaintiff to the $500,000.

				
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