Mar 24, 2010 Healthcare Law
Court of Appeal affirms summary judgment for hospital in medical malpractice case where plaintiff has no expert evidence

Jackson v. San Leandro Hospital (2010) 2010 Cal.App. Unpub. LEXIS 2060 (California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, Division Two) [unpublished]. Plaintiff suffered injuries suffered allegedly as a result of IV Dilantin administered to her for seizures. Defense introduced expert testimony that nothing the hospital did breached the standard of care or caused harm to the plaintiff. Plaintiff introduced no expert testimony to the contrary. The Court of Appeal rejected her argument that expert testimony was not required.