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Tort/Negligence – Personal Injury – Motor Vehicle Accident – Rule 35 — Independent Medical Exam – Defense Expert – Trial Court’s Discretion – Punitive Damages – Recklessness – Jury Instruction – Intervening Negligence (access required)

Fairchild v. South Carolina Department of Transportation Plaintiff made a “reasonable objection” to the doctor whom defendant proposed to conduct an independent medical examination of her, i.e., the doctor was an expert for the defense who had already reviewed plaintiff’s medical records and the deposition testimony of potential witnesses.

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