The Role Of Expert Witnesses In Medical Malpractice Cases


  Medical malpractice cases in North Carolina are governed by statute. North Carolina medical malpractice laws govern time limitations, places limits on certain damages while outlining requirements for the evidence required in medical malpractice suits.    Expert Review Required  North Carolina is more restrictive than many states when it comes to medical malpractice cases. Before a malpractice action can be filed against a physician or health care facility, the claimant must employ an expert to review the case. The expert must be familiar with the standard of care for physicians in the area of practice that is the subject of the lawsuit, and must sign a sworn [...]