Thursday, April 11, 2013 Court upholds same-specialty expert witness requirement

In addition to ruling that the Arizona law is constitutional, justices defined “specialist” and “board certified” and outlined how courts should apply the law.

Tanya Albert Henry, April 3, 2013

Arizona physicians say a state high court ruling will help prevent frivolous medical liability lawsuits from moving forward.

The Supreme Court of Arizona in March ruled that a law requiring experts in such cases to share the same specialty as the treating physician does not violate state or federal laws that guarantee people the right to go to court.

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