Texas Panel Won't End Suit Over Infant Twin's Death

Law360 (August 25, 2020, 5:18 PM EDT) -- Memorial Hermann Health System can't avoid a mother's claims the hospital's negligence caused the death of one of her prematurely born twins, a Texas appellate court held Tuesday, rejecting challenges to the sufficiency of an expert report supporting the claims.

A three-justice panel of the First Court of Appeals determined that the expert report Trinasha Feathers submitted, authored by Dr. Michael L. Hall, an OB-GYN, was specific enough to outline what care she should have received, how her caregivers breached that standard and why it led to the death of "Twin A."

In a 65-page ruling, the panel rejected each of the...

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