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Health Care Malpractice Qualified Expert – Limitation on Testimony in Personal Injury Claims

Sponsored by:

Delegate Vallario


In the Senate - Hearing 4/05 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Providing that a health care provider who attests in a certificate of a qualified expert or who testifies in relation to a proceeding before an arbitration panel or a court concerning compliance with or departure from standards of care may not have devoted more than 20% of the provider's professional activities to activities that directly involve testimony in personal injury claims during the 12 months immediately preceding a certain date; and applying the Act.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Vallario, Anderson, Angel, J. Lewis, Moon, and Sanchez
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0030
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
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Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Claims
Medical Malpractice
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings

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April 5, 2018 5:01 P.M.