A Philadelphia judge said that the act of a defense attorney sending a letter to the employer of a medical malpractice plaintiffs expert is sanctionable.
Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Jacqueline F. Allen said in an order Monday that upon consideration of the plaintiff’s motion for sanctions against defense counsel Nancy Raynor “for violation of ethical rules, improper conduct and obstruction of justice,” she was granting the motion in part by ordering Raynor to refrain from contacting the plaintiff’s experts or their employers.
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