Becker, Specter, and Kline in “The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania – Life and Law in the Commonwealth, 1684-2017”
Charles L. Becker, Shanin Specter, and Thomas R. Kline of Kline & Specter authored a chapter in a new book titled The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania – Life and Law in the Commonwealth, 1684-2017. The chapter examines the high court’s role in shaping medical malpractice law over the last 200 years, referencing many different cases and providing a thorough looking into how the Supreme Court’s decisions have defined the scope of a healthcare provider’s duty of care to a patient.
The chapter concludes that the area of medical malpractice “continues to be a dynamic area of law, and the court will doubtless continue to play a vital role in defining and developing it.”
Read full chapter here.