Mealey's Elder Law - Panel Holds Expert Report Was Sufficient To Support Claims Against Nursing Home

HOUSTON - A Texas appeals panel on July 10 affirmed a trial court's denial of a nursing home's motion to dismiss claims for wrongful death and survival asserted by the heir of a resident who died, holding that a doctor's expert report in which he opined that the facility breached the standard of care was sufficient at the present stage to support his claims (Bay Oaks SNF, LLC v. Barry Clayton Lancaster, as an heir of Barry Lancaster, No. 01-17-00982, Texas App., 2018 Tex. App. LEXIS 5140).
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