Connecticut Supreme Court Reverses Summary Judgment In Medical Malpractice Suit
(June 15, 2016, 2:26 PM EDT) -- HARTFORD, Conn. — The Connecticut Supreme Court on June 14 ruled that a lower appellate court erred in finding that the doctrine of apparent authority does not apply in a medical malpractice suit in which a surgical sponge was left inside of a woman after surgery (Lisa J. Cefaratti v. Jonathan S. Aranow, et al., No. 19443, Conn. Sup.; 2016 Conn. Sup. LEXIS 151).
(Opinion available. Document #77-160622-003Z.)
The court unanimously held that the Connecticut Appellate Court erred and remanded the medical malpractice suit to the...