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There was legally sufficient evidence of causation;The trial court erred in excluding deposition testimony of the Defendant’s’ expert witness in regards to the future medical expenses of Shannon McCoy was not harmful;The use of affidavits demonstrating proof of past medical expenses was proper;The trial court was not legally obligated to instruct the jury on avoidable accident;McCoy’s death did not create a windfall for the Plaintiff, Shannon’s husband.The Dissent argued that the trial court’s decision to exclude expert testimony concerning future medical expenses was harmful.

There was legally sufficient evidence of causation;The trial court erred in excluding deposition testimony of the Defendant’s’ expert witness in regards to the future medical expenses of Shannon McCoy was not harmful;The use of affidavits demonstrating proof of past medical expenses was proper;The trial court was not legally obligated to instruct the jury on avoidable accident;McCoy’s death did not create a windfall for the Plaintiff, Shannon’s husband.The Dissent argued that the trial court’s decision to exclude expert testimony concerning future medical expenses was harmful.

There was legally sufficient evidence of causation;The trial court erred in excluding deposition testimony of the Defendant’s’ expert witness in regards to the future medical expenses of Shannon McCoy was not harmful;The use of affidavits demonstrating proof of past medical expenses was proper;The trial court was not legally obligated to instruct the jury on avoidable accident;McCoy’s death did not create a windfall for the Plaintiff, Shannon’s husband.The Dissent argued that the trial court’s decision to exclude expert testimony concerning future medical expenses was harmful. 150 150 admin

Recently, the Supreme Court of Texas upheld a decision by the Court of Appeals for the 14th District of Texas regarding a medical malpractice case over the death of a woman, confirming that the evidence of causation was legally sufficient.

The Treatment of Shannon McCoy

Shannon McCoy suffered brain damage and quadriplegia after experiencing pre- and post-delivery complications in September 2004. She was admitted to the Hospital of Texas to give birth to her first child.