In Baptist Ventures, Inc. v. Hoke, a personal injury appeal for the Supreme Court of Alabama, plaintiff was allegedly injured as a result of medical treatment she received from the defendants. The defendants in this case run an Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) medical practice. Plaintiff was a patient of defendants.
In April 2011, plaintiff went to defendants’ medical clinic to have a procedure performed. One day prior to the two-year anniversary of this doctor’s visit, the plaintiff filed a medical malpractice lawsuit claiming that the defendants had provided care that fell below the acceptable standard of due care, and as a result of the breach of the duty of care, she was injured. Continue reading