Nurse Consultant May Not Testify On Need Of Heart Transplant, Federal Judge Says

(January 20, 2016, 12:49 PM EST) -- HOUSTON — A nurse consultant may testify on certain medical issues and expenses in dispute in a negligence lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Texas LLC but may not testify on whether a plaintiff will need a heart transplant and expenses resulting from that transplant, a Texas federal judge ruled Jan. 18 (Shan Kovaly v. Wal-Mart Stores Texas, LLC, No. 13-2599, S.D. Texas; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 5664).

(Memorandum and order available. Document #30-160212-009Z.)

After entering the hospital in August 2012 complaining of chest pains, Shan Kovaly was...
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