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.
ATRA praises the passage of HB 6030 in Michigan, enacting COVID-19 liability protections.
ATRA’s statement on the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s ruling in Hammons v. Ethicon to allow an out-of-state lawsuit to continue, openly defying SCOTUS precedent.
Amanda Bronstad with Law.com writes about the potential repercussions if the 2019 $465 million judgment against Johnson & Johnson stands.
ATRA files amicus brief in support of Johnson & Johnson’s decision to appeal a 2019 $465 million judgment against the company, warning against the state attorney general’s expansive use of public nuisance law.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce spoke with Juliette Farley of the Southern California Record about Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week and business interruption lawsuits.