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Title
Civil Actions - Health Care Malpractice Claims - Expert Witnesses
Sponsored by
Delegates Crutchfield, Barron, and Dumais
Status
In the House - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Authorizing an expert witness in a certain health care malpractice claim, suit, or action to testify in the form of an opinion or otherwise only if the expert's scientific, technical, or other specialized knowledge will help the trier of fact understand the evidence or determine a fact in issue, the testimony is based on sufficient facts or data, the testimony is the product of reliable principles and methods, and the expert has reliably applied the principles and methods to the facts of the case.
Committees
Original:
Judiciary  
Details
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2020
History
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/30/2020
Legislative Date
1/30/2020
Action
First Reading Judiciary
Proceedings
Chamber
Calendar Date
Legislative Date
Action
Text - First - Civil Actions - Health Care Malpractice Claims - Expert Witnesses
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/03/2020
Legislative Date
2/03/2020
Action
Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 1/30/2020 1/30/2020 First Reading Judiciary
Text - First - Civil Actions - Health Care Malpractice Claims - Expert Witnesses
House 2/03/2020 2/03/2020 Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
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Last Updated: 2/20/2020 5:24 PM