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Midtrial Toss Of Pa. Patient’s Acid Spill Suit Affirmed

Law360 (August 9, 2018, 8:57 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania appeals court on Thursday upheld a trial judge’s decision to grant a midtrial win to a physician's assistant accused of negligently spilling acid on a child during a skin procedure, rejecting the patient’s argument that medical expert testimony was unnecessary.

A three-judge Superior Court panel affirmed a trial judge’s midtrial grant of nonsuit in a case accusing dermatologist’s assistant Abby A. Jacobson of negligently performing a medical procedure on Samantha Jean Savage in 2007 when Savage was 7 years old. The suit alleges that...
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