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NOT FOR PUBLICATION WITHOUT THEAPPROVAL OF THE APPELLATE DIVISIONSUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEYAPPELLATE DIVISIONDOCKET NO. A-1366-13T1SITSOFE AWUKU,Plaintiff-Appellant,v.SHELLEY JONES-DILLON, MD;ESTATE OF AKINGBOJUGBAYISOMORE, MD; andNEWARK BETH ISRAEL MEDICALCENTER,Defendants-Respondents._____________________________________Submitted March 12, 2014 – Decided July 31, 2014Before Judges Sapp-Peterson and Lihotz.On appeal from the Superior Court of NewJersey, Law Division, Essex County, DocketNo. L-55-10.Michael I. Okechuku,PC, attorneysforappellant (ChinemeremN. Njoku, onthebrief).Vasios, Kelly & Strollo, P.A., attorneys forrespondents Shelley Jones-Dillon, M.D. andNewark Beth Israel Medical Center (Lauren M.Strollo, of counsel; Scott A. Leaman, on thebrief).The Pandos Law Group, LLC, attorneys forrespondent Estate of Akin Gbayisomore, M.D.11Improperly pled as Estate of Akingboju Gbayisomore.(Debra V. Urbanowicz-Pandos, ofcounsel;Lisa DeMarzo-Rabke, on the brief).PER CURIAMIn this appeal, plaintiff seeks reversal of the trial courtorder denying her motion to bar expert reports submitted onbehalf of defendants Drs. Shelly Jones-Dillon and the late AkinGbayisomore (collectively defendants), the remaining defendantsinthismedicalmalpracticeaction.Weaffirminpartandreverse in part.Inhercomplaint,plaintiffallegesthatonJanuary9,2008, she appeared at the Newark Beth Israel Medical CenterEmergency Room (ER), where she presented with symptoms of anacute stroke.She contends defendants deviated from acceptedstandardsofcareinthetreatmentofthosesymptoms.Plaintiff’sexpert,MustafaAl-Chalabi,M.D.,whoisboardcertified in emergency medicine, authored a report in which heopinedplaintiff’s”leftlegweakness,lackofcoordination,gait abnormality, flaccid arm and need for assisted care toperform even basic hygiene and personal care resulted from thecerebrovascular accident (CVA) and left hemiplegia suffered by[plaintiff]” while under defendants’ care and that her injuries”are a direct and proximate result” of the failure of defendants”to administer the tissue Plasminogen Activator, also known as’[T]PA.’”2A-1366-13T1In response to this report, Dr. . . .