Pre-Certification Requirements Create Headaches for Medical Malpractice Plaintiffs

In 2011 the General Assembly enacted sweeping tort reform legislation that changed the way medical malpractice cases are litigated in North Carolina, amending Rule 9(j) of the Rules of Civil Procedure to require pre-suit review of “all medical records pertaining to the alleged negligence that are available to the plaintiff after reasonable inquiry.” The priorContinue reading “Pre-Certification Requirements Create Headaches for Medical Malpractice Plaintiffs”

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