Amputee’s Claim Survives Summary Judgment With Help From Expert Testimony

Mealey's (August 4, 2015, 11:06 AM EDT) -- BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — While the treating physician for a woman alleging that her leg had to be amputated due to medical malpractice cannot testify as an expert witness on causation because the basis for his opinion is “inherently unreliable,” an interventional radiologist can testify as an expert because her testimony creates a genuine dispute of material fact as to whether a botched angiogram caused the amputation, an Alabama federal judge held Aug. 3 (Jessica Marie Muniz v. United States of America, No. 2:13-cv-01163, N.D. Ala.; 2015...
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