SOMMER v. DAVIS, 01-5761
Expert witnesses in a medical malpractice action were not competent to testify under Tennessee law, where plaintiffs failed to disclose one witness in a timely manner, and another was not qualified to express his opinions on the standard of care in the relevant community.
- Argued 12/10/2002
- Decided 01/30/2003
- Published 01/30/2003
- Before NORRIS and GILMAN, Circuit Judges; McKEAGUE, District Judge.
- United States Sixth Circuit
- For Appellant:
- John Paul Womick (briefed), Womick Law Firm, Carbondale, IL, Walter C. Grace (argued), Womick Law Firm, Marion, IL, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.
- For Appellees:
- Darrell G. Townsend (briefed), Howell & Fisher, Nashville, TN, Robert L. Trentham (briefed), William S. Walton (argued and briefed), Miller & Martin, Nashville, TN, C. Bennett Harrison, Jr. (argued and briefed), Bryan K. Williams (briefed), Cornelius & Collins, Nashville, TN, for Defendants-Appellees.