Frequently Asked Medical Malpractice Questions

What information does the medical review panel have about the case?

The patient and the defendant health care provider each give the panel members the evidence and argument supporting their case. The evidence is provided in a booklet written by the parties or their attorneys. It may contain medical records, statements from the patient, copies of medical textbooks, depositions, and the like. The panel members may request other information that they need to form an opinion about the merits of the malpractice case.