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Medical Malpractice – Medical Literature – No Foundation (access required)

In a med-mal suit to decide whether a baby’s Erb’s Palsy was caused by a nurse’s negligence or the natural maternal propulsive forces of labor, the trial judge erred in allowing defense counsel to use medical literature that had not been established as reliable authority by the defense’s causation expert. Plaintiff contends the nurse midwife subjected ...