CE/CME questions

13. Failure to file a timely answer to a complaint may result in:

A. a default judgment against the defendant.

B. admissions to the allegations made.

C. the granting of a motion for summary judgment.

D. none of the above


14. Typical discovery methods include all but which of the following?

A. Interrogatories

B. Requests for production

C. Motions in limine

D. IMEs


15. Questions of fact to be decided by the jury include all but which of the following?

A. Breach of the standard of care

B. Amount of compensatory damages

C. Admissibility of expert testimony

D. Proximate cause


16. In most states, the burden of proof in a malpractice case is:

A. beyond a reasonable doubt, and lies with the defendant.

B. beyond a reasonable doubt, and lies with the plaintiff.

C. by a preponderance of the evidence, and lies with the defendant.

D. by a preponderance of the evidence, and lies with the plaintiff.


CE/CME objectives

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The participants will be able to:

* identify the result of failure to file a timely answer to a complaint;

* list typical discovery methods;

* identify questions of fact to be decided by a jury;

* name the burden of proof in most states.