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Widener Commonwealth Law School

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

PA: Med Mal Statute of Repose Challenged as Unconstitutional

A mother and son who together experienced a failed liver transplant argued to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday that the seven-year med mal statute of repose should be struck down as violating the state constitution's "open courts" provision.  The statute of repose was one of many provisions included in the MCARE statute, passed in 2003 to deal with an alleged med mal crisis in Pennsylvania.  Law 360 has the story.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/2018/05/pa-med-mal-statute-of-repose-challenged-as-unconstitutional.html

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