2003-2004 Regular Session - SB 586
Emergency Room Protection Act; recovery for medical malpractice
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 51-1-27 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to recovery for medical malpractice, so as to provide a short title; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for the degree of care expected of medical professionals in an emergency room setting; to provide for the consideration by the jury or other trier of fact of certain factors affecting such care in determining whether such degree or standard of care was met; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/02/2004 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/01/2004 - Senate Hopper