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Professional Responsibility Keyed to Martyn
In re Forrest
Citation:730 A.2d 340 (N.J. 1999)
Forrest (Respondent), an attorney in New Jersey, represented both a husband a wife in a personal injury action resulting from a car accident in which their car had been hit by another vehicle. About a month later, the wife died of unrelated causes, and Forrest failed to inform the arbitrator or opposing party of her death, including when responding to interrogatories. He was charged with violating the New Jersey Rules of Professional Conduct.
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