Judge: Psychiatrist Allowed To Opine On Causation For Athlete’s Eating Disorder
Mealey's (October 3, 2016, 11:11 AM EDT) -- WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A psychiatrist may opine on the cause and exacerbation of a young female tennis player’s bulimia while she was participating in a residential program, a New York federal judge ruled Sept. 28, declining to grant summary judgment on causation (Natalie O’Loughlin and Julia O’Loughlin v. USTA Player Development Inc., et al., No. 14-2194, S.D. N.Y.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 133586).
(Opinion and order available. Document #30-161014-015Z.) Natalie O’Loughlin and her daughter, Julia O’Loughlin, sued USTA Player Development Inc., U.S. Tennis Association Inc....