IN THE SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA WESTERN DISTRICT
January 28, 2011
LORI A. ANDERSON, AS ADMINISTRATRIX OF THE ESTATE OF MILDRED L. ANDERSON, DECEASED, AND RICHARD C. ANDERSON, INDIVIDUALLY, PETITIONERS
GARY L. MCAFOOS, M.D., INDIVIDUALLY AND WARREN SURGEONS, INC., RESPONDENTS
Petition for Allowance of Appeal from the Order of the Superior Court
AND NOW, this 28th day of January 2011, the Petition for Allowance of Appeal is GRANTED. The issues, rephrased for clarity, are:
a. When should the defendant raise an objection to the plaintiff's expert's qualifications under the MCARE Act?
b. Whether a board certified pathologist may, under Section 512 of the MCARE Act, testify regarding a general surgeon/treating physician's standard of care in deciding to discharge a patient without reading the patient's blood work results?
This case is to be consolidated for oral argument with 1 EAP 2011.
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