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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 15. Other Special Proceedings
Chapter 400. Health Claims Arbitration (Refs & Annos)
MD Rules, Rule 15-402
In these Rules the following definitions apply except as expressly otherwise provided or as necessary implication requires:
(a) Arbitration Panel. “Arbitration panel” means the arbitrators selected to determine a health care malpractice claim in accordance with Code, Courts Article, Title 3, Subtitle 2A.
(b) Award. “Award” means a final determination of a health care malpractice claim by an arbitration panel or by the panel chair.
Cross reference: For the authority of the panel chair to rule on issues of law, see Code, Courts Article, § 3-2A-05 (a).
(c) Defendant. “Defendant” means the health care provider.
(d) Director. “Director” means the Director of the Health Care Alternative Dispute Resolution Office.
(e) Plaintiff. “Plaintiff” means the party making a claim against a health care provider.
Source: This Rule is new.


[Adopted June 5, 1996, eff. Jan. 1, 1997. Amended Nov. 8, 2005, eff. Jan. 1, 2006.]
MD Rules, Rule 15-402, MD R SPEC P Rule 15-402
Current with amendments received through May 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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