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James R. Jarrell v. Richard A. Kaul, M.D. (A-42-13

 James R. Jarrell v. Richard A. Kaul, M.D. (A-42-13; 072363) 

Under N.J.S.A. 45:9-19.17, an injured patient does not have a direct cause of action against a physician who does not possess medical malpractice liability insurance or a suitable letter of credit. Moreover, failure to comply with the statutory liability insurance mandate does not give rise to an informed consent claim. Finally, a cause of action for negligent hiring may be asserted against a health care facility that grants privileges to a physician who has not complied with the statutorily required insurance provisions.