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§ 10-920. Apologies or expressions of regret by health care providers

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial Proceedings

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 10. Evidence (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 9. Miscellaneous Rules (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 10-920
§ 10-920. Apologies or expressions of regret by health care providers
Health care provider defined in § 3-2A-01
(a) In this section, “health care provider” has the meaning stated in § 3-2A-01 of this article.
Apologies or expressions of regret inadmissible against health care providers
(b)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, in a proceeding subject to Title 3, Subtitle 2A of this article or a civil action against a health care provider, an expression of regret or apology made by or on behalf of the health care provider, including an expression of regret or apology made in writing, orally, or by conduct, is inadmissible as evidence of an admission of liability or as evidence of an admission against interest.
(2) An admission of liability or fault that is part of or in addition to a communication made under paragraph (1) of this subsection is admissible as evidence of an admission of liability or as evidence of an admission against interest in an action described under paragraph (1) of this subsection.

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Added by Acts 2004, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 5, § 1, eff. Jan. 11, 2005.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 10-920, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 10-920
Current through all legislation from the 2019 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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