Doades v. Syed

In Doades v. Syed, 94 S.W.3d 664 (Tex. App.--San Antonio 2002, no pet.), the expert report combined the standard of care, breach, and causation into a general assertion that that treating physician and nurse "failed to properly monitor Doades and . . . failed to timely identify and properly treat his condition," a statement the court of appeals deemed conclusory. Doades, 94 S.W.3d 664, 668, 671-72. The court of appeals in that case determined that the report did not constitute a good faith effort to comply with the statutory requirements because it failed to set forth the standard of care for each of the defendant and contained mere conclusions regarding breach and causation. Id.