Expert witnesses play a vital role in the success of a case at trial. Typically, both the plaintiffs and the defendants will have expert witnesses that testify that either the standard of care was or was not violated. The outcome of a case may depend upon which expert witness the jury believes more. Therefore, having […]
Standard of Care
Who Is A Medical Expert?
Too often nursing home abuse or neglect takes place in a nursing home but is never detected until it is too late. One of the unfortunate realities about growing old is that your body and mind begin to deteriorate. That is a fact of life. However, the excuses that injuries and conditions are caused by […]
What is the “standard of care” in a medical malpractice case in North Carolina? Many people have asked us this question at Duncan Law. In North Carolina to be successful in a medical malpractice action, you must prove to a jury or judge that the defendant healthcare provider deviated from or violated the standard of […]