Patient Didn't Show Rehab Center Caused Injury, Court Finds

Law360 (February 6, 2018, 8:19 PM EST) -- The New Jersey Appellate Division on Tuesday ruled that a rehab center patient should have provided a medical expert’s opinion to prove his contention that his postoperative physical therapy caused permanent injury, refusing to revive his lawsuit against the rehab center.

William Ames, a former United Parcel Service delivery driver who hurt his shoulder on the job, produced a report by his treating physician. However, he produced no expert causation witness who could back up his professional negligence claim over the “overly aggressive” physical therapy regimen he underwent...
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