Medical Malpractice Fundamentals for Superior Court Judges

This course is offered to Superior Court judges by the North Carolina Judicial College. Spend a day at the School of Government discussing some of the issues that set medical negligence cases apart from other civil matters on your docket. The course will address both legal theories and practical considerations important to managing these cases. Sessions will cover the following topics:

  • Requests for Extensions of Time to File Complaint—Rule 9(j)
  • Theories of The Case
  • Rule 9(j) Pleading Issues
  • Discovery Scheduling Orders & Case Management Issues
  • Rule 702 Restrictions on Expert Testimony
  • Chapter 90 Restrictions on Expert Testimony
  • Proximate Cause & Causation Issues
  • Discovery Issues
  • Jury Instructions
  • Damages

Additional information

Attendees: Superior Court judges

CJE: ~6 hrs

There currently are no scheduled offerings of this course.
For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

John Patrick Sherman

Program Manager, Courts Group
Assistant Professor of Public Law and Government