Split Pa. Appeals Court Revives Ex-NFL Player's Med Mal Suit

Law360 (April 14, 2020, 9:39 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania appeals court on Tuesday gave new life to an ex-professional football player’s medical malpractice suit, though the three-judge panel was split over the issue of whether a single question to a witness was justification for a new trial.

Pennsylvania Superior Court Judge Mary Jane Bowes broke with her colleagues, Judges Kate Ford Elliot and Judith Ference Olson, in the case over whether sports doctor William C. Meyers and his Vincera Institute had misdiagnosed an injury suffered by former Chicago Bears safety Craig Steltz.

Judges Ford Elliot and Olson backed the lower court’s decision to grant a new trial over...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!