Texas Panel Nixes Challenge To Time-Bar In Patient Death Suit

Law360 (March 7, 2018, 9:23 PM EST) -- A Texas appeals court on Tuesday tossed a suit accusing a doctor of causing a woman’s death, rejecting her minor son’s argument that a state law tolling the statute of limitations for personal injury claims for minors under the age of 12 is unconstitutional as applied to his wrongful death suit.

A three-judge 7th Court of Appeals panel affirmed a summary judgment ruling in favor of Dr. James R. Parker and his practice group, Parker Sports Medicine and Orthopedics, in a suit brought by Mason McCollum...
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