This is a healthcare liability action resulting from injuries sustained by a guidewire left in the plaintiff’s neck following a procedure. The defendants moved to dismiss the action for failure to comply with notice requirements in Tennessee Code Annotated section 29- 26-121(a)(2)(E). The trial court dismissed the action without prejudice, and the plaintiff appealed. We affirm.
Saturday, May 30, 2020
New Health Care Liability Action Opinion: Trial Court's Dismissal of Case Upheld on Appeal for Failure to Comply with Presuit Notice Procedure
The Tennessee Court of Appeals recently released its opinion in Carrasco v. North Surgery Center, L.P., No. W2019-00558-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. May 28, 2020). The syllabus from the slip opinion reads:
Here is a link to the slip opinion:
NOTE: Regarding the need for HIPAA authorizations, please see my July 3, 2018-post. Tony Duncan, New Health Care Liability Action Opinion: Trial Court's Dismissal of Action as Time-barred Overturned on Appeal, TONY DUNCAN L. BLOG, Note (Jul. 3, 2018, 3:58 PM), http://theduncanlawfirm.blogspot.com/2018/07/new-health-care-liability-action.html.