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Case No. 22-0479

In re Estate of Anderson v. Prasad


Estate of Steven Anderson, by its Executor Debra Anderson, Individually, Plaintiff-Appellant

Praveen Prasad, M.D. and Iowa Surgery Center, P.C., Defendants-Appellees

Attorneys for Appellants

Thomas J. Duff and Jim Duff

Attorneys for Appellees

Cathy S. Trent-Vilim and Frederick T. Harris

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Apr 26, 2023

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, William P. Kelly, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Heard by Bower, C.J., and Ahlers and Buller, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (17 pages)

            The Estate of Steven Anderson appeals from an adverse judgment in this medical malpractice case against Praveen Prasad, M.D., and the Iowa Surgery Center, P.C., claiming the district court abused its discretion in allowing Dr. Prasad to testify regarding the standard of care when he was not designated as an expert under Iowa Code section 668.11 (2019).  OPINION HOLDS: Finding no error of law or abuse of the court’s discretion in ruling on evidentiary matters, we affirm.

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