1st Circuit Finds Error In Exclusion Of Testimony On Surgical Procedure Viability
(December 17, 2015, 11:35 AM EST) -- BOSTON — In a medical malpractice action, the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Dec. 16 that a trial judge erred in excluding expert testimony that a fine-needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy was a viable non-surgical alternative to a surgical biopsy (Barbara J. Bradley and Michael Bradley v. David J. Sugarbaker, M.D., No. 15-1128, 1st Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 21840).
(Opinion available. Document #30-160115-009Z.)
Barbara and Michael Bradley alleged that after experiencing shortness of breath and persistent pain in her right arm and wrist following...