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SPB 7030: Medical Negligence Actions

PROPOSED BILL by Judiciary

Medical Negligence Actions; Authorizing a health care practitioner or provider who reasonably expects to be deposed, to be called as a witness, or to receive discovery requests to consult with an attorney on certain matters; authorizing a medical liability insurer to recommend an attorney to a health care practitioner or provider under certain circumstances; revising qualifications to give expert testimony on the prevailing professional standard of care; authorizing certain individuals and entities to conduct ex parte interviews with the claimant’s health care providers, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 3/20/2013 Senate - Submit as committee bill by Judiciary (SB 1792)
Location: Acted on by committee/council, pending report (JU)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/13/2013 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Judiciary
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/18/13, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building -- Submitted as Committee Bill; YEAS 6 NAYS 3
3/20/2013 Senate • Submit as committee bill by Judiciary (SB 1792)