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  2007 Connecticut Public Acts
Pathfinders prepared by the Connecticut Judicial Branch law librarians:

  • Medical Malpractice (pdf)
    Section 1: Good Faith Certificate
    Section 2: Automatic Ninety-Day Extension of Statute of Limitations
    Section 3: Elements of a Medical Malpractice Action
    Section 4: Defenses

Publications from the Connecticut Judicial Branch:

Civil Jury Instructions

OLR Research Reports - Office of Legislative Research:

Connecticut Department of Public Health

 
  • Public Act 07-25 - An Act Concerning Medical Malpractice Data Regarding Medical Professionals. (Effective October 1, 2007)

Connecticut General Statutes


Selected Statutes:

  • Sec. 52-184b. Failure to bill and advance payments inadmissible in malpractice cases.
  • Sec. 52-184d. Inadmissibility of apology made by health care provider to alleged victim of unanticipated outcome of medical care.
  • Sec. 52-190a. Prior reasonable inquiry and certificate of good faith required in negligence action against health care provider. 
  • Sec. 52-184c. Standard of care in negligence action against health care provider. Qualifications of expert witness. 
  • Sec. 52-251c. Limitation on attorney contingency fees in personal injury, wrongful death and property damage actions. 
  • Sec. 52-555. Actions for injuries resulting in death. 
  • Sec. 52-584. Limitation of action for injury to person or property caused by negligence, misconduct or malpractice.
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