For decades, medical experts have been able to offer into evidence otherwise inadmissible hearsay as the “basis” for expert opinion. No more. In People v. Sanchez, (2016), 63 Cal. 4th 665, the California Supreme Court ruled that all case-specific hearsay must now be subject to a hearsay exception in order to be admitted into evidence by an expert. It is thus imperative that doctors treating personal injury cases understand the full ramifications of Sanchez and understand how to make the medical records, diagnostic imaging and other documents admissible.
This program is part of a 6-hour course.
1. How Can MRIs Miss Injuries (False Negative)? (3 Hours)
2. Brain: Anatomy and Pathophysiology of Traumatic Brain Injury (2 Hours)
3. Imaging Modalities – X-Ray, CT, MRI, PET Scanning (1 Hour)