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Health Care Malpractice - Expression of Regret or Apology - Inadmissibility

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Delegate George


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Repealing an exception to the provision of law that an expression of regret or apology made by a health care provider is inadmissible as evidence of an admission of liability or an admission against interest in a malpractice proceeding or civil action against the health care provider; and applying the Act prospectively.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates George, Afzali, Arora, Bates, Cluster, Elliott, Fisher, Frank, Glass, Hough, Impallaria, Kipke, Krebs, McComas, McDermott, McDonough, W. Miller, Morhaim, Myers, Parrott, Ready, Serafini, Sophocleus, Stocksdale, and Szeliga
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0279 Session: 2009 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Judiciary   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Medical Malpractice
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc

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October 24, 2017 1:50 P.M.