When a client is hurt by the failure of lawyers and experts to communicate, whose fault is it? A New Jersey jury’s verdict suggests an answer: the lawyers.

In a rare malpractice suit against a doctor in his role as expert, the jury has exonerated an orthopedist of a charge he cost a client $1.2 million by not showing up to testify at a trial in 1999.

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