Friday, June 3, 2011

Court reviews whether Plainiff's expert was qualified to testify in a case involving medical malpractice

BRANDE KIRK, ET AL. v. MICHAEL A. CHAVIN, M.D. (Tenn. Ct. App. June 3, 2011)

Brande Kirk and Amanda Jordan, as children of Barbara Jordan, ("Plaintiffs") sued Michael A. Chavin, M.D. alleging medical malpractice in his treatment of Barbara Jordan. Dr. Chavin filed a motion for summary judgment. After a hearing, the Trial Court entered its order on August 30, 2010 finding and holding that Plaintiffs' expert was not qualified to testify in accordance with Tenn. Code Ann. section 29-26-115, and granting Defendant's motion for summary judgment. Plaintiffs appeal to this Court. We affirm. 

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