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Medical opinion is hearsay in medmal case (access required)

Where defendants seek to admit a doctor’s note in plaintiff’s medical records without having him testify at a deposition or at trial, the portion of the note containing plaintiff’s medical history and his condition when he arrived at the hospital is admissible as a statement made for the purposes of medical treatment. However, the doctor’s statement ...