2009 New Jersey Code
TITLE 45 - PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Section 45:14B
45:14B-42 - Violations; penalties

45:14B-42.   Violations; penalties
    Any person who negligently violates the provisions of this act shall be liable in an amount equal to the damages sustained by the patient plus the costs of the action and reasonable attorney's fees.  Any person who recklessly or intentionally violates the provisions of this act shall be liable in damages sustained by the patient in an amount not less than $5,000.00 plus the costs of the action and reasonable attorney's fees.  In either case, either party is entitled to a trial by jury upon request.  Any liability imposed for violation of this act is in addition to, and not in lieu of, any civil or administrative remedy, penalty, or sanction otherwise authorized by law.

   L. 1985, c. 256, s. 12.
 

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