Bulk Of Hospital's Patient-Snatching Case Tossed In Miss.

Law360, Washington (January 23, 2014, 6:32 PM EST) -- A Mississippi federal judge on Wednesday tossed most of Wesley Medical Center's claims that rival Forrest General Hospital and an ambulance company falsified medical records and kidnapped patients, saying there was no evidence of an alleged conspiracy.

U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett said that Wesley had provided little evidence to support its civil Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act claims. Wesley had claimed that AAA Ambulance Service brought at least six patients against their will to Forrest General, even though patients had requested to go to...
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