Court historian Danny Moody straightens the Chief Justice’s chair in the chambers of the Supreme Court of North Carolina at the Law and Justice Building in downtown Raleigh. The seven-justice court on Friday overruled a year-old N.C. Court of Appeals decision in a medical-malpractice case.
Court historian Danny Moody straightens the Chief Justice’s chair in the chambers of the Supreme Court of North Carolina at the Law and Justice Building in downtown Raleigh. The seven-justice court on Friday overruled a year-old N.C. Court of Appeals decision in a medical-malpractice case. 2007 News & Observer file photo
Court historian Danny Moody straightens the Chief Justice’s chair in the chambers of the Supreme Court of North Carolina at the Law and Justice Building in downtown Raleigh. The seven-justice court on Friday overruled a year-old N.C. Court of Appeals decision in a medical-malpractice case. 2007 News & Observer file photo

The patient rolled off the operating table. Justices aren’t sure she can sue.

August 17, 2018 07:42 PM