Texas High Court Likely To Boost Medical Malpractice Reform

Law360, Houston (January 4, 2013, 10:11 PM EST) -- Texas’ highest court is primed to wade back into the tort reform debate when it hears arguments Tuesday in the first of two medical malpractice cases that observers expect will tighten the deadline for plaintiffs to serve expert reports or face dismissal.

Lawyers predict the Texas Supreme Court will close potential loopholes that could extend the 120-day deadline for disclosing expert reports upon the filing of a medical malpractice case when it hears oral arguments in Zanchi et al. v. Lane et al. Tuesday and in...
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