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Md. high court reinstates medical malpractice verdict

Maryland’s top court has reinstated a $329,000 medical malpractice verdict after concluding that the trial judge’s failure to instruct the jury clearly about a doctor’s heightened standard of care in a personal injury case did not affect the jurors’ decision. ...

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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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