Magistrate Judge Excludes Gastroenterologist’s Opinion On Psychiatric Standard Of Care

(September 26, 2016, 1:33 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A gastroenterologist may testify regarding an incarcerated woman’s standard of care to support negligence and medical malpractice claims, a New York federal magistrate judge ruled Sept. 21; however, the gastroenterologist may not testify as to the standard of psychiatric care or postoperative wound care (Lana Stelman v. United States of America, No. 14-05363, S.D. N.Y.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 129420).

(Opinion and order available. Document #30-161014-009Z.)

Lana Stelman sued the U.S. government in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New...
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