Pa. Justices Urged To Ax Time Bar In Liver Transplant Case

Law360 (May 8, 2018, 3:01 PM EDT) -- A mother and son who together underwent a failed liver transplant urged the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday to strike down a state law’s seven-year time bar on certain medical malpractice claims on grounds that it violates constitutional guarantees on the public’s access to the courts.

Christopher Yanakos and his mother, Susan, told the court in their appeal brief that the seven-year statute of repose written into the state’s Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error Act had unfairly denied them their right to pursue claims...
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