2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:65-99 - Disposition of medical malpractice claims.


NJ Rev Stat § 18A:65-99 (2013) What's This?

18A:65-99 Disposition of medical malpractice claims.

24.For medical malpractice claims incurred at any of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey schools transferred to Rutgers, The State University, occurring before or after the effective date of this act, Rutgers, The State University, shall elect within 75 days of the signing of this act whether it, and its employees, shall be represented in all such matters by the Attorney General. If Rutgers, The State University elects to be represented by the Attorney General, then the Department of the Treasury shall enter into a memorandum of agreement with Rutgers, The State University modeled on the June, 2003 memorandum of agreement between the Department of the Treasury and the University of Medicine and Dentistry concerning the Self-Insurance Reserve Fund and moneys in the fund known as the Self-Insurance Reserve Fund shall be available to Rutgers, The State University solely to indemnify and defend medical malpractice claims against employees, officers, and servants at the schools transferred from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey to Rutgers, The State University. If Rutgers, The State University, elects not to be represented by the Attorney General, then it shall be required to provide employees of the schools transferred from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey to Rutgers, The State University with defense and indemnification consistent with the terms and conditions of the "New Jersey Tort Claims Act," N.J.S.59:1-1 et seq., in lieu of the defense and indemnification that such employees would otherwise seek and be entitled to from the Attorney General pursuant to N.J.S.59:10-1 et seq. and P.L.1972, c.48 (C.59:10A-1 et seq.).

L.2012, c.45, s.24.


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