Georgia Appellate Panel Reverses Summary Judgment In Hospital Negligence Suit
Mealey's (October 5, 2016, 2:30 PM EDT) -- ATLANTA — A Georgia appellate panel on Oct. 4 reversed summary judgment granted to a hospital after ruling that the trial court erred in finding that a woman who was injured getting out of a wheelchair in a hospital had to file an expert affidavit with her negligence claim against the hospital (Caroline Byrom v. Douglas Hospital Inc., No. A16A0937, Ga. App., 3rd Div.; 2016 Ga. App. LEXIS 543).
(Opinion available. Document #77-161012-007Z.)
Judges M. Yvette Miller, Christopher J. McFadden and Carla Wong McMillian of the...