A Passaic County jury has awarded $850,000 to the plaintiff in a legal malpractice case in which the defendant attorney’s failure to obtain expert reports spelled defeat for his client.
The malpractice suit was brought on behalf of a man who hired Thomas Doerr of Berman Sauter Record & Jardim in Cedar Knolls to represent him in connection with defective construction work on his property. The case was dismissed on summary judgment due to Doerr’s failure to obtain an expert report by an agreed-on deadline.
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