Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Nicholas T. Delaney argued the cause for appellant Kathleen DiFiore ( Houghton Delaney , attorneys; Nicholas T. Delaney and Katherine G. Houghton , Paramus, on the briefs).
Sherry L. Foley argued the cause for appellant Dora Deleon (Foley & Foley and Greenberg & Walden, attorneys; Sherry L. Foley, Timothy J. Foley , Saddle River, and Marvin R. Walden, Jr. , West New York, of counsel and on the brief).
Christina Vassiliou Harvey argued the cause for appellant Jorge Remache-Robalino (Lomurro, Munson, Comer, Brown & Schottland, attorneys; Jonathan H. Lomurro ,Freehold, of counsel, Christina Vassiliou Harvey, Freehold, of counsel and on the briefs, and Jeffrey J. Niesz and Andrew B. Broome , on the briefs).
Cynthia A. Satter argued the cause for respondents Driss Elhamdouchi, Route 94 Limousine, Inc., and 201 Taxicab, LLC (Blick Law, attorneys; Cynthia A. Satter, Somerset, and Shaun I. Blick , Basking Ridge, on the brief).
Monique D. Moreira argued the cause for respondents Franklin N. Levinson and Eileen F. Levinson ( Moreira Sayles Ramirez , attorneys; Monique D. Moreira, on the brief).
Charles E. Murray, III , argued the cause for respondents Nader Boulos, M.D., Lani Mendelson, M.D., and St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center (Farkas & Donohue, attorneys; Charles E. Murray, III, Fairfield, of counsel and on the briefs).
Catherine B. Derenze argued the cause for amici curiae Medi-Law Solutions, LLC and the National Association of Certified Legal Nurse Consultants (Lite DePalma Greenberg & Afanador, attorneys; Catherine B. Derenze and Bruce D. Greenberg , Newark, on the brief).
Andrew M. Moskowitz argued the cause for amicus curiae National Employment Lawyers Association of New Jersey (Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, attorneys; Andrew M. Moskowitz, Springfield, on the brief).
James S. Lynch argued the cause for amicus curiae New Jersey Association for Justice (Lynch, Lynch, Held & Rosenberg, attorneys; James S. Lynch, Hasbrouck Heights, and Joseph M. Cerra , on the brief).
Nancy Costello Miller , Deputy Attorney General, argued the cause for amicus curiae Attorney General of New Jersey ( Matthew J. Platkin , Attorney General, attorney; Donna Arons , Assistant Attorney General, of counsel, and Nancy Costello Miller, on the brief).
Michelle M. O'Brien argued the cause for amicus curiae New Jersey Defense Association (Flanagan, Barone & O'Brien, attorneys; Michelle M. O'Brien, of counsel and on the brief).
JUSTICE WAINER APTER delivered the opinion of the Court.
We are asked here to clarify procedures regarding who may attend a defense medical examination — as well as whether and how such examinations may be recorded — when a plaintiff has alleged cognitive limitations, psychological impairments, or language barriers.
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