Why A Licensed Professional’s Presence On-Site Does Not Render Them Defenseless
In New Jersey, design professionals are entitled to unique legal defenses when sued, such as protections under the Affidavit of Merit Statute and the exception to liability under the Consumer Fraud Act. However, a potential argument impacts both legal doctrines. In the article "Misinterpretation of Murphy v. Road," published in the Real Estate & Construction special supplement of the New Jersey Law Journal, Joseph A. Petrillo and Georgia D. Reid explore both legal doctrines and the loophole that design professionals should be aware of in construction litigation matters.
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