Children's Claims Tossed In Fla. Mother's Med Mal Suit

Law360 (July 22, 2020, 10:33 PM EDT) -- A Florida appeals court on Wednesday affirmed the dismissal of parental consortium claims in a suit accusing a radiologist and others of injuring a woman due to medical malpractice, saying the minor children's claims lodged in an amended complaint are new causes of action that were filed too late.

A three-judge Court of Appeal panel for the Third District upheld the dismissal of claims lodged by Stacey Castro's three minor children in a suit accusing Dr. Italo Linfante, his practice group, Radiology Associates of South Florida PA and Baptist Hospital of Miami Inc. of causing Castro's unspecified injuries due to negligent...

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