California Appeals Panel: Expert Qualified To Opine On Standard Of Care

California Appeals Panel: Expert Qualified To Opine On Standard Of Care

SAN DIEGO - The Fourth District California Court of Appeal on July 29 upheld summary judgment for a doctor in a medical malpractice case involving complications during a woman's surgery, concluding that expert testimony submitted by the defendant showed that the doctor did not breach the standard of care in his treatment of the patient (Carolyn Volk v. Anthony Bianchi, No. D061342, Calif. App., 4th Dist., Div. 1; 2013 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 5364).

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