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Mass. Justices' Med Mal Standard Repeal Stuns Plaintiff Attys

By Y. Peter Kang (March 4, 2021, 5:47 PM EST) -- The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court shocked many plaintiffs' attorneys last week when it abolished an "unnecessarily confusing" alternative standard used by juries to determine whether a health care provider caused a patient's injury, with some calling the ruling unnecessary and a sweeping transformation of decades of jurisprudence....

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