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Business Litigation Blog Arizona Supreme Court Limits When Juries Are Allowed to Infer Causation in Medical Malpractice Claims September 20, 2021 It is now a little easier for healthcare providers to defend against medical malpractice claims. Last month, in Sampson v. Surgery Ctr. of Peoria, LLC, the Arizona Supreme Court held: If the cause of a patient’s death is (1) “disputed” and (2) “not obvious to an ordinary person,” then a “jury in a medical malpractice case may not be left to ‘infer’ causation without the guidance of expert testimony.” At least, this is how the Court stated its holding… Continue Reading Arizona Supreme Court Limits When Juries Are Allowed to Infer Causation in Medical Malpractice Claims