Jackson v. HCA Health Services of Tennessee, Inc., Eric Miles and Phillip North.

On February 29, 2012, the Tennessee Court of Appeals upheld the constitutionality of the good faith certificate provision of the Medical Malpractice Act. This provision requires that a plaintiff filing a medical malpractice lawsuit against a health care provider accompany the lawsuit with a certificate signed by the attorney establishing that the attorney has consulted with a qualified expert and that the expert has determined that there is a good faith basis to maintain the lawsuit. To read the full opinion, click here.