We shall discuss the dismissal of the children's claims later in this opinion. Nonetheless, she endorsed Kaplan's findings in her September 1, letter after she reviewed a draft of Kaplan's written report. The litigation privilege "applies to any communication 1 made in judicial or quasi-judicial proceedings; 2 by litigants or other participants authorized by law; 3 to achieve the objects of the litigation; and 4 that have some connection or logical relation to the action. Obviously, if T. He alleged that Kaufman "negligently and carelessly perform[ed] psychological treatment, therapy and counseling.
New Brunswick, 51 N. Affirmed in part. In accordance with the judge's order, Patricia Sermabeikian, L. A witness is considered a "participant authorized by law.
Actions for tortious injury to the person "caused by the wrongful act, neglect or default" of another must be commenced within two years of the accrual of such cause of action. Michael J. As Kaplan correctly argues, the litigation privilege is premised on the notion that those involved in litigation should enjoy the absolute freedom to express the truth as they view it, and to explore the truth of the matter "without fear of liability. The February 15, order stated: On October 23, , the judge terminated the Title 9 litigation and ordered supervised therapeutic visitation.
Chaplin family. Indeed, the suspension of T. The judge held that, among other reasons, plaintiff's claims were barred by the statute of limitations. Instead, the judge simply observed that a full factfinding hearing was not necessary in light of T. This list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it.
US Federal Law. We therefore proceed to an analysis of whether T. He also named a third psychologist, Toby Kaufman, who treated the children. When dealing with a cause of action grounded on negligent injury or damage to person or property [courts] have held that the cause of action accrued not when the negligence itself took place but when the consequential injury or damage occurred. We therefore reverse the grant of summary judgment to defendant Kaplan on grounds of the statute of limitations and remand for further proceedings related to that defense.