Readers of this blog and those in the Minnesota medical malpractice bar are well aware of Minnesota’s statutory requirements for medical malpractice claims. Today, the Minnesota Court of Appeals issued an opinion (by Judge Louise Dovre Bjorkman, appointed by Gov. Pawlenty to the Court of Appeals in June, 2008, and joined by Judge Jill Flaskamp […]

A rather straight-forward statutory requirement of an affidavit of expert review to be filed with a medical malpractice lawsuit has resulted in the dismissal of many putative malpractice actions and, today, another one bites the dust.  (A similar requirement provides a threshold defense for other professionals under Minnesota law, here.) In today’s decision by the […]