Mealey's PI/Product Liability - Expert's Report Survives Exclusion Bid In Case Against VA Hospital

NEW ORLEANS - While a medical expert's "thin" written report opining that Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care providers' delay in diagnosing a man's fatal cancer shortened his lifespan "just barely" satisfies the requirements for admittance, his supplemental declaration cannot be admitted at trial because it is untimely and, therefore, prejudicial to the government, a Louisiana federal judge ruled Sept. 4 (Inell Tucker, et al. v. United States, No. 18-4056, E.D. La., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 150053).
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