The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has amended the Official Note to Rule of Civil Procedure 1042.3 governing certificates of merit. The amendment explains that in a professional malpractice action premised on a theory of vicarious liability, a single certificate of merit is sufficient. Separate certificates of merit as to each licensed professional for whom a defendant is alleged to be responsible are not required. The Court’s March 30, 2016, order publishing the amendments is effective immediately.
By PBI| 2016-04-22T13:36:41+00:00 April 25th, 2016|Categories: Civil Litigation|Tags: amendment, certificate of merit, malpractice, Pa. R.C.P. 1042.3, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Rules of Civil Procedure, vicarious liability|Comments Off on Single Certificate of Merit Sufficient in Professional Malpractice Action Premised on Vicarious Liability
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