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A medical malpractice action in which the plaintiff failed to narrow down deposition demands despite court orders to do so was wrongly dismissed, a state appeals court has ruled in reinstating the suit, because there was not a “clear showing” that the failure was “willful and contumacious.”

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Jason Grant

Jason Grant is a staff writer covering legal stories and cases for the New York Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing attorney. He's written and reported previously for the New York Times, the Star-Ledger, the L.A. Times and other publications. Contact him at jgrant@alm.com. On Twitter, pls find him @JasonBarrGrant

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