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July 26, 2004

Anonymous experts

Under Illinois law, medical malpractice plaintiffs must line up a doctor in the relevant specialty to certify that their case has merit before proceeding, so as to weed out unfounded cases. The twist is that the doctor can remain anonymous. I discussed the issue Jan. 23 on Overlawyered, and a letters exchange has now ensued with Peter Nordberg of Daubert on the Web.

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