South Carolina Panel Reverses Defense Judgment In Medical Malpractice Case

(May 5, 2016, 3:46 PM EDT) -- COLUMBIA, S.C. — A South Carolina appellate panel on May 4 ruled that a trial court erred in finding that the statute of repose for medical malpractice actions begins to run at the medical professional’s first alleged misdiagnosis, reversing the court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of the defendants and remanding for additional proceedings (Virginia L. Marshall and Todd W. Marshall v. Kenneth A. Dodds, M.D., et al., No 5403, S.C. App.; 2016 S.C. App. LEXIS 47).

(Opinion available. Document #77-160511-017Z.)

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