2008 Regular Session


File Code: Civil Actions and Procedures
Sponsored By:
Delegates Kelly, Dwyer, Frank, McComas, Myers, and Shank
Health Care Malpractice - Expression of Regret or Apology - Inadmissibility


Repealing an exception to the provision of law that an expression of regret or apology made by a health care provider is inadmissible as evidence of an admission of liability or an admission against interest in a malpractice proceeding or civil action against the health care provider; applying the Act prospectively; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/5 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate LeRoy E. Myers, Jr., District 1C
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Medical Malpractice
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Torts -see also- Libel and Slander; Med Malp; Wrongful Death
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Bill affects the following Statute:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 10-920 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered