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Stokes v. Baker, 279241

In a medical malpractice case against an emergency room doctor, held that a statutory requirement addressing the qualification of expert witnesses applied only to testimony about the standard of care. Thus, a non-emergency room physician could serve as an expert on the question of causation. Reversed the decision below.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/05/30

Judges

  • Egerton

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel