Jennifer LeBlanc and Bryan Rutherford win appeal for orthopedic surgeon

Jennifer Leblanc, Shareholder at Macdonald Devin, P.C., won an appeal from the Court of Appeals of Texas, Fifth District, Dallas on behalf of an orthopedic surgeon.

The plaintiff asserted medical malpractice claims against the James Key, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon. The Dallas Court of Appeals reversed the trial court’s order denying the physician’s motion to dismiss based on the plaintiff’s failure to comply with the statutory deadline for serving expert reports under the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code.

Click here to view the appellate opinion for James David Key, M.D. v. Gwen Muse