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Health Law - Health care professionals - Liability (malpractice) - Negligence - Causation - Failure to diagnose - Standard of care - Particular professions - Doctors - Practice and procedure - Evidence

Thursday, February 09, 2017 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the plaintiff, Timlick, and cross-appeal by the defendant, Dr. Heywood, from a judgment in a negligence action alleging medical malpractice. In 1983, the defendant was the physician who delivered the plaintiff and acted as his family doctor for the first two years of his life thereafter. The plaintiff appeared healthy, notwithstanding being born with a large head. However, as the plaintiff grew up, he struggled with psychological, cognitive, executive functioning and neurological problems. In 2007, the plaintiff’s symptoms caused him to undergo a brain...