Physician Testimony Reform: H.B. 37 (2002)

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Clarified that: (1) a treating physician can be called to


Clarified that: (1) a treating physician can be called to testify regarding facts, diagnosis and treatment plan of his patient, and (2) a lawyer and practitioner of the healing arts may contact each other for a limited number of purposes.  Some judges had previously barred physicians from providing such testimony.

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SCOTUS Should Affirm Federal Law Supremacy With FDA Authority Case

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