Appellate Lawyer of the Week: Nonsuit Stops Clock on Expert Reports

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When a plaintiff nonsuits a medical-malpractice case, does the clock stop on the 120-day statutory time period to file an expert report? It does, according to a recent 1st Court of Appeals opinion. And, thanks to a College Station lawyer's argument, his clients will get their day in court after they refiled their suit against a hospital.

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