Short v. Appalachian OH-9, Inc
In Short v. Appalachian OH-9, Inc., 203 W. Va. 246, 507 S.E.2d 124 (1998), the Court held that "the circuit court has the discretion to determine whether the plaintiff is required to obtain an expert witness concerning both the standard of care applicable to the emergency medical service provider and whether the alleged breach of that standard of care proximately caused the death of the infant. . . ." Id. at 247, 507 S.E.2d at 125.