Section Newsletter Articles on Privileged Communications-Physician and Patient Act
The Petrillo doctrine examined
Bench and Bar
, December 2016
In McChristian v. Brink, the Appellate Court for the First District, in a case of first impression, applied the Petrillo doctrine to a unique set of facts: where the defendant medical corporation designated a member of the corporation who was also one of plaintiff’s treating doctors as an expert witness on liability, damages and causation.
Don’t fear the reaper
, June 2011
As government attorneys, we should have the ability to speak with a Coroner to gather all the information necessary to properly defend or prosecute on behalf of the People.