The largest medical malpractice recovery of 2013 was a $7.5 million settlement for the family of a child born with cerebral palsy, represented by Timothy Barnes of Porzio Bromberg & Newman in Morristown.

On July 5, 2004, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Aleksander Martinez allegedly was deprived of oxygen during the hour between a monitor indication showing a slowing of his heart rate and his birth by Caesarean section.