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Re: Updates to Model Civil Jury Charges

The Administrative Office of the Courts has posted on the Judiciary's Internet web site the following three new and/or updated Model Civil Jury Charges prepared by the Supreme Court Committee on Model Civil Jury Charges. The address for the web page is

5.36E Medical Negligence -- Pre-Existing Condition - Increased Risk/Loss of Chance - Proximate Cause (12/02); supersedes Charge 5.36E, dated 3/02

5.36H Medical Negligence Alteration of Medical Records (7/02); new charge, after Charge 5.36G

5.36I Medical Negligence Fraudulent Concealment of Medical Records (7/02); new charge, after Charge 5.36H

Any questions or comments regarding these model jury charges should be directed to:

Kevin M. Wolfe, Esq., Staff
Model Civil Jury Charge Committee
Civil Practice Division
P.O. Box 981
Trenton, NJ 08625-0981
phone (609) 984-6509
fax (609) 777-0844

Richard J. Williams, J.A.D.
Administrative Director of the Courts
Dated: January 28, 2003

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