Judge: Treating Physician May Testify On Relationship Between Accident, Surgeries
(August 5, 2016, 1:11 PM EDT) -- HATTIESBURG, Miss. — A treating physician is qualified to testify as to the causal relationship between a car accident and a man’s subsequent surgeries, a Mississippi federal judge ruled Aug. 3, finding that it does not matter that the physician is unable to decide whether the man’s need for surgery was the result of the accident (Kelvin Anderson v. United States of America, No. 15-55, S.D. Miss.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 101758).
(Order available. Document #30-160812-021R.)
Kelvin Anderson filed a personal injury action against the United...