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     27-12-502. Conduct of hearing. (1) At the time set for hearing, the claimant must be present and give a brief statement of the claimant's case, including the facts constituting the alleged professional malpractice that the claimant is prepared to prove. The chiropractic physician against whom the claim is brought and the chiropractic physician's attorney may be present and may make an introductory statement of the chiropractic physician's case.
     (2) A party may call witnesses to testify before the panel. Witnesses must be sworn. Medical and chiropractic texts, journals, studies, and other documentary evidence relied upon by a party may be offered and admitted if relevant. Written statements of facts by treating chiropractic physicians may be reviewed.
     (3) The hearing is informal, and an official transcript may not be made.

     History: En. Sec. 27, Ch. 262, L. 1989; amd. Sec. 4, Ch. 5, L. 2001.

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