New Jersey Supreme Court Overturns $1,750,000 Jury Verdict and Orders New Trial Due to Plaintiff’s Attorney’s Improper Comments Made During Closing Arguments

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The New Jersey Supreme Court has overturned a $1,750,000 jury verdict due to comments made during closing arguments by plaintiff's attorney and ordered a new trial. These statements included references to torture and instructing jurors to tell the Judge if one of the members of the panel felt that a case could not be worth more than $1,000,000.

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