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Barrow v. Abramowicz, 486, 2006

In a medical malpractice case, a jury verdict finding defendant-doctor negligent in his care of decedent, but not liable for his death because his negligence was not a proximate cause of harm to decedent, is reversed where the trial judge erred in: 1) failing to permit the testimony of defendant's medical expert that was favorable to plaintiffs; and 2) in permitting defendant to opine on issues of causation without providing proper notice to plaintiffs.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 08/07/2007
  • Published 08/13/2007


  • STEELE, Chief Justice., Before STEELE, Chief Justice, BERGER and JACOBS, Justices.


  • Supreme Court of Delaware


  • For Appellant:
  • Richard A. Zappa, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Wilmington, Delaware, for appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Dennis D. Ferri (argued) and Amy A. Quinlan, Morris James LLP, Wilmington, Delaware, for appellees.
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