Docket No. 56786, (Calendar No. 11).

398 Mich. 576 (1976)

248 N.W.2d 171


Supreme Court of Michigan.

Decided December 21, 1976.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Lopatin, Miller, Bindes & Freedman (Michael H. Feiler, of counsel) for plaintiffs.

Platt, Peacock & von Wiegen for defendant Barrios.

McClean & McCarthy for defendant St. Joseph's Hospital.


This malpractice case raises three questions. The first question is whether a properly qualified medical specialist witness may testify as to the standard of care that a general practitioner should meet. The second question is what the proper standard of care should be. The third question is whether the trial court properly refused to give an instruction that proper hospital records may be used to show that...

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