Georgia High Court: Error In Admission Of Testimony In Medical Liability Suit
(November 1, 2016, 12:12 PM EDT) -- ATLANTA — An appeals court erred in holding that deposition testimony of an organizational representative taken under Official Code of Georgia Annotated (OCGA) Section 9-11-30 (b) (6) may be admitted into evidence at trial under OCGA Section 9-11-32 (a) (2) without regard to the rules of evidence governing admissibility of expert testimony, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled Oct. 31 (Dr. Patricia Yugueros v. Rudy Robles, No. S16G0619, Ga. Sup.; 2016 Ga. LEXIS 709).
(Opinion available. Document #30-161111-027Z.)
In his medical malpractice lawsuit, Rudy Robles alleged that...