Massachusetts Justice Bars Podiatry Expert From Opining On But-For Causation

(May 18, 2016, 10:20 AM EDT) -- BOSTON — A podiatry expert may not testify that a doctor’s alleged negligence was a cause of a plaintiff’s leg amputation and that the plaintiff would likely have been spared that outcome had the doctor complied with the governing standard of podiatric care, a Massachusetts justice ruled May 13 (Cheryl Lavina, individually and as administratrix of the estate of Paul Lavina v. Adam R. Satin, Esq., et al., No.: SUCV2013-01012-C, Mass. Super., Suffolk Co.; 2016 Mass. Super. LEXIS 46).

(Memorandum of decision available. Document #30-160610-009Z.)...
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