Connecticut Supreme Court Rules on Medical Malpractice Case Involving High Low Agreement

The Connecticut Supreme Court issued an opinion last week in Monti v. Wenkert, a medical malpractice case involving a seventeen year-old girl whose fatal viral infection was dismissed as psychological by her doctors. The case involved a high-low agreement that was not disclosed the court or the other medical malpractice defendant.

The Connecticut Supreme Court found that such agreements must be disclosed but called the failure to disclose in this case was harmless error because the agreement came after the Plaintiffs’ had rested their case and because the agreement did not change the adversarial alignment of the parties.

You can find the full opinion of the Connecticut Supreme Court in Monti v. Wenkert here.