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John M. Hockin, Jr. Argues Seminal Case in the Supreme Court of New Jersey

On October 1, 2021, John M. Hockin, Jr., Esq. argued the seminal case of Glassman v. Friedel. in the case, the Supreme Court will address the issue of whether the framework established in Ciluffo v. Middlesex General Hospital, 146 N.J. Super. 476 (App. Div. 1977), which awards a pro tanto credit to successive tortfeasors in medical malpractice cases if the plaintiff settles with the first tortfeasor, remain valid after enactment of the Comparative Negligence Act, N.J.S.A. 2A:15-5.1 to -5.8