TX: did '100% certainty' criteria taint jury?: jury verdict for defendants in med-mal upheld.
COURT'S OPINION: The Court of Appeals of Texas affirmed the judgment entered on the jury verdict for the defendants. The court held, inter alia, that the jurors were not biased as a matter of law and were successfully rehabilitated by the defendants' attorney and the trial judge, and that the trial judge did not abuse his discretion in overruling the plaintiffs' challenges and seating the eight jurors. Editor's Note: It is respectfully submitted that not all courts' would have reached the same decision the court did in this case. Smith v. Dean, TXCA No. 2 2-06-042 (05/10/2007) S.W.3d -TX
Meet the Editor & Publisher: A. David Tammelleo, JD, is a nationally recognized authority on health care law. Practicing law for over 40 years, he concentrates in health care law with the Rhode Island firm of A. David Tammelleo & Associates. He has presented seminars on medical, nursing and hospital law throughout the United States. In addition to his writings as Editor of Medical Law's, Nursing Law's & Hospital Law's Regan Reports, his legal articles have been published in the most prestigious health law journals. A prolific writer, his thousands of articles, as well as his achievements as an attorney and lecturer, have won him recognition in Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Marquis Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World.
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|Title Annotation:||Medical Law Cases of Note|
|Author:||Tammelleo, A. David|
|Publication:||Medical Law's Regan Report|
|Date:||Jun 1, 2007|
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