Research guides prepared
by the Connecticut Judicial Branch law librarians:
Medical Malpractice (pdf)
Section 1: Good Faith Certificate
Section 2: Automatic Ninety-Day Extension of Statute of Limitations
Section 3: Elements of a Medical Malpractice Action
Section 4: Defenses
Publications from the Connecticut
OLR Research Reports
- Office of Legislative Research:
Department of Public Health
Civil Jury Instructions -
Public Act 07-25
- An Act Concerning Medical Malpractice Data Regarding Medical
Professionals. (Effective October 1, 2007)
Connecticut General Statutes
Prior reasonable inquiry and certificate of good faith required in negligence
action against health care provider.
Standard of care in negligence action against health
care provider. Qualifications of expert witness.
Limitation on attorney contingency fees in personal
injury, wrongful death and property damage actions.
Actions for injuries resulting in death.
Limitation of action for injury to person or property
caused by negligence, misconduct or malpractice.
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the full-text of the statutes:
Failure to bill and advance payments inadmissible in malpractice cases.
Inadmissibility of apology made by health care provider to alleged victim of
unanticipated outcome of medical care.