Helmsing Leach’s successful petition to Alabama Supreme Court results in dismissal of medical malpractice case against hospital defendant

Finding that the plaintiff, who had amended his complaint to add Helmsing Leach’s hospital client as a defendant after the statute of limitations had run, had not exercised due diligence to ascertain the defendant’s correct name in a timely fashion, the Alabama Supreme Court directed the trial court to grant the hospital defendant’s motion for summary judgment.  Click here for the Defense Research Institute’s report on the case