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Tag Archives: medical malpractice

Reasonable-doctor test applies in medical-malpractice cases, Md. court says

Jurors in medical-malpractice cases must determine not how a reasonable person would have treated the patient but what a reasonable physician in the relevant specialty should have done, Maryland’s second-highest court has held in overturning a verdict against a neurosurgeon. ...

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Appellate court: NC judge overreached by changing $1 verdict to $500K

RALEIGH, N.C. –  A veteran Henderson County judge overreached when he amended a jury verdict awarding $1 in a wrongful death medical malpractice suit and entered a substitute judgment of more than $500,000, the North Carolina Court of Appeals has ...

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Zirkin denies judge’s allegation of ‘unethical’ trial delay tactic

A Baltimore city judge called Sen. Robert A. “Bobby” Zirkin “unethical” during a hearing last month for attempting to use his legislative privilege to delay a medical malpractice case by entering his appearance on behalf of the defendants less than ...

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