The Court of Appeals of Georgia has upheld the dismissal of a medical malpractice suit over the death of a 10-month-old boy, saying the physician who verified the plaintiffs' complaint did not have enough experience in the area of medicine at issue to be considered an expert. Page Powell (above), who represented Children's Healthcare, said, "There'd be a lot of risk" of juror sympathy for plaintiffs in case of 10-month-old's death.
Med-mal expert doesn't have chops to save suit
March 12, 2013
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