Medical Liability Reform: Expert Witness: S.B. 699
Requires the plaintiff, in medical liability cases, to provide certification of
Requires the plaintiff, in medical liability cases, to provide certification of expert witnesses. The plaintiff must disclose the identity and qualifications of the expert witness who certified that the defendant deviated from the applicable standard of care and the deviation was the proximate cause of the injuries claimed. The certification is required before the plaintiff can commence any action for medical liability.
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