New Jersey Supreme Court Vacates $24.3M Jury Award to Neurosurgeons Over Incorrect Jury Charge

"The trial judge failed to instruct the jury that the only underlying contract to which the implied covenant could attach to had to be one beyond the rights afforded by Valley’s medical staff bylaws," Justice Douglas M. Fasciale said. "Adding to the significant uncertainty created by the jury charge and verdict sheet are the improper admission into evidence of the privileged emails and the improper remarks by plaintiffs’ attorney."

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