N.M. Panel Reverses Judgment In Medical Malpractice Case; Expert Was Admissible

N.M. Panel Reverses Judgment In Medical Malpractice Case; Expert Was Admissible

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Plaintiff expert testimony that an emergency room doctor breached the standard of care by not prescribing prophylactic antibiotics for a diabetic man's foot puncture was not scientific knowledge requiring application of the Daubert /Alberico admissibility standards, a New Mexico Court of Appeals panel held Oct. 21 (Richard and Blanca Quintana v. Steven Acosta, et al., No. 31,585, N.M. App.; 2013 N.M. App. LEXIS 111).

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