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New trial ordered to ask jurors about insurer in medical-negligence case

A defense verdict in a medical-negligence suit involving the death of a newborn will have to be retried because the plaintiffs’ counsel wasn’t allowed to ask prospective jurors what they knew about the doctor’s insurer. The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District ruled on Nov. 20 that the trial judge should have allowed the “insurance question” ...