Friday, September 9, 2022

Patient Safety Reports Ruled Admissible in Medical Malpractice Case

In the case of Lahr v. Young, No. 2021-C-0010 (C.P. Lehigh Co. June 17, 2022 Caffrey, J.), the Court ruled that Defendants failed to demonstrate the certain patient safety reports generated by the medical providers while Plaintiff was in hospital to give birth were immune from discovery in this medical malpractice suit under either the Peer Review Protection Act or the privilege afforded by the Medical Care Availability and Reduction Error Act. The court granted Plaintiff’s Motion to Compel.

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Source: “Digest of Recent Opinions.” Pennsylvania Law Weekly (Aug. 30, 2022).

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