Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Louisiana Appeals Court Revives Couple's Action For Medical Malpractice

GRETNA, La. - In a 4-1 decision, the Fifth Circuit Louisiana Court of Appeal on March 26 overturned summary judgment for the defendants in a medical malpractice action, concluding that the plaintiffs' expert could testify about the alleged breach of standard of care by a physician (Jeana O. Kieffer, et al. v. Jo Plunkett-Kuspa M.D., et al., No. 13-CA-499, La. App., 5th Cir.; 2014 La. App. LEXIS 818).

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