Panel: Judges can deny defense talks with doctors

Defense asked for interviews in med-mal case

, Daily Report


A panel of the Georgia Court of Appeals has affirmed trial judges' discretion to decline to allow medical malpractice defendants to privately interview plaintiffs' treating physicians without getting the plaintiffs' permission. Defense lawyer Brantley Rowlen (above) says limits on defendants' ability to interview treating physicians is unique in civil litigation.

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  • Ben F Windham

    Shouldn't this article feature Mike Prieto and Andy Goldner who won the matter instead?

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