Torts — Negligence — Automobile accident — Evidence — Medical records — Hearsay — Trial court abused its discretion in granting plaintiff’s motion for a new trial based on opposing counsel’s cross-examination of plaintiff by reading statements from plaintiff’s medical records for the purpose of impeachment — Although a motion in limine was filed to exclude as inadmissible hearsay all patient statements, narratives, and oral histories, there was no definitive written or transcribed ruling granting the motion — Medical documents themselves were not admitted into evidence; cross-examination was limited to questions about what plaintiff told various medical professionals at discrete points between emergency room and the date of his answers to interrogatories; and objections were untimely
45 Fla. L. Weekly D10a
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