18A:64M-33 Disposition of certain medical malpractice claims.
10.For medical malpractice claims incurred at the School of Osteopathic Medicine before or after the effective date of this act, Rowan 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 Rowan University elects to be represented by the Attorney General, then the Department of the Treasury shall enter into a memorandum of agreement with Rowan 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 Rowan University solely to indemnify and defend medical malpractice claims against employees, officers, and servants of the School of Osteopathic Medicine. If Rowan University elects not to be represented by the Attorney General, then it shall be required to provide employees of the School of Osteopathic Medicine 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.10.
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