- Courts - Documentary Evidence - Protective Order
- Sponsored by
- Delegates McComas, Anderson, Bartlett, Cardin, Chisholm, Hornberger, Lopez, Malone, Metzgar, and Shoemaker
- Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 347
- Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
Authorizing a defendant in a malpractice claim against a licensed professional to move for a protective order to limit the disclosure of certain documentary evidence to protect the defendant from annoyance, embarrassment, oppression, or undue burden or expense; requiring a court, on a certain motion by the defendant, to review the claimant's request for documentary evidence and authorizing the court to issue a certain protective order for good cause shown; providing for the prospective application of the Act; etc.
Last Updated: 8/25/2020 10:33 AM