On June 20, 2017, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that the duty to obtain informed consent is held by the physician. The ruling states:
The NORCAL Mutual Board of Directors met for the Annual Meeting of Members on Saturday, June 3, in San Francisco, CA. During the Annual Meeting, members re- elected Sandra L. Beretta, MD, Scott Diener, Steven Packer, MD, and Rebecca J. Patchin, MD, as Directors to serve a three-year term until the Annual Meeting of Members to be held in 2020. Dr. Beretta also takes the helm of the board following the end of the term of Jaan E. Sidorov, MD.