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Tort/Negligence – Medical Malpractice – Emergency Defense – OB-GYN Patient (access required)

Even though the defendant-doctor had provided obstetrical care and had a prior doctor-patient relationship with plaintiff Treva Flowers, since Treva’s delivery of plaintiff Ashley was complicated by the emergency situation of shoulder dystocia, the doctor was entitled to assert the emergency defense set out in S.C. Code Ann. § 15-32-230. We affirm judgment for defendants. Section 15-32-320 ...

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