One's familiarity with or knowledge of the relevant standard of care, for purposes of authoring a prelitigation opinion letter, is not a proper consideration in determining the adequacy of that letter if the author does not meet the statutory definition of a 'similar health care provider' in C.G.S. §52-184c(c).
Wilkins v. Connecticut Childbirth and Women's Center
Connecticut Appellate Court
May 23, 2012