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Assemblyman Willis Edwards III, who represents Montclair, has to deal with this issue as an administrator at East Orange General Hospital and a member of the Assembly Health and Human Services Committee.
capacity in East Orange
was involved in creating a contingency plan for the hospital, much like the one at Mountainside
.As a state legislator, he
does not support the work stoppage or a $250,000 cap on pain and suffering awards.
The work stoppage, Edwards
said, has created overworked physicians and overburdened emergency rooms to the hazard of patients.Further, he
said, the proposed cap is unfair to people who truly deserve monetary compensation for extreme situations.To resolve the issue and attend to the concern of doctors, Edwards said he wants to work with the Assembly Banking and Insurance Committee to explore options.
"We're looking at building financial assistance for physicians who are facing a significant increase in [insurance premiums]," he
Lawyers across the state have also gone on record in opposition to proposed caps.
Confusion abounds in filings for Legislature
Enjoying the party line in Essex County is the ticket of Assemblywoman Nia H. Gill of Montclair for state Senate and Passaic County Freeholder Peter Eagler of Clifton and East Orange Housing Authority Commissioner Willis Edwards III for Assembly.
Eagler , who is also a Clifton councilman , said he
would step down when his
term ends in May 2002 if he
is elected to the Assembly.He
also would have to give up his
full-time job with the New Jersey Highway Authority.
A second Democratic slate is headed by state Senate candidate Sheila Oliver , the assistant Essex County administrator and a former Essex County freeholder.
Running with her
are incumbent Assemblyman Leroy J. Jones Jr. and Jay Curtis Hutchins.All are from East Orange , and the competing tickets appear to be an outgrowth of a Democratic feud between Jones and East Orange Mayor Robert Bowser.Jones has also filed to run for mayor.
Trenton Watch - Nov. 16, 2001
Assemblyman Willis Edwards III (D) - District 34