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PETROU v. SOUTH COAST EMERGENCY GROUP, G031662

In a medical malpractice action, under Health & Safety Code section 1799.110 the five-year experience period for expert qualification is to be measured from the date of the alleged malpractice, so in this case, plaintiffs were improperly precluded from putting on expert testimony.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/25/2004
  • Published 06/25/2004

Judges

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Kimberly A. Knill, Laguna Beach, for Plaintiffs and Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Thelen Reid & Priest, Kenneth R. Pedroza, Marytza Mendizabal, Los Angeles;  Carroll, Kelly, Trotter, Franzen & McKenna, Long Beach, and Gregory M. Hulbert, Manhattan Beach, for Defendants and Respondents.
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