Death Suit Nixed As Expert’s Credentials Don’t Match Doc’s
Law360, Los Angeles (April 3, 2017, 7:32 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge has tossed a suit accusing a doctor and others of providing negligent kidney treatment, which purportedly caused a man’s death, saying the patient’s estate’s expert witness was not qualified in the same subspecialty as the accused doctor, therefore his opinion is inadmissible under state law.
U.S. District Judge Noel L. Hillman granted summary judgment Thursday clearing Dr. Naeem Amin, his practice, Kidney and Hypertension Specialists PA, and Inspira Medical Centers Inc. of medical malpractice in a suit filed by Gladys Mendoza on behalf of her late husband, Elias Mendoza, alleging that their negligent treatment in March...
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