2018 Alabama Medical Malpractice Appellate Decisions

Huie provides insight into recent case law related to 2018 Alabama medical malpractice appellate court decisions.

Specifically, we examine the following issues and their relevant case law:

  • $10 Million Failure to Diagnose Meningitis Verdict Reversed
  • Physician Acting as Emergency Department Physician Versus Hospitalist
  • Physician Failure to Report an Emergency to a Consulting Physician Still Requires Proof by a Similarly Situated Expert Witness
  • Discovery Exceeding the Limitations of the Alabama Medical Liability Act Prohibited
  • Use of Documents Produced in One Case in Another
  • Reemergence of “Better-Position” Doctrine
  • Direct Negligence Claims Against Hospitals Require Independent Standard of Care Testimony

Read the full 2018 Alabama medical malpractice appellate decisions report, click here.