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A cancer diagnostics center can’t appeal an Indiana federal court’s refusal to grant it a quick win in a suit over a misread CT scan that allegedly led a woman’s cancer to go long undiagnosed, the court ruled Tuesday.
Larry Nassar, the sports doctor accused of sexual abuse by hundreds of Olympic, college and younger gymnasts, pled guilty Wednesday in Michigan court to felony criminal sexual conduct after years of alleged sexual abuse of young female athletes.
The New Jersey Appellate Division on Wednesday declined to revive a cardiologist’s lawsuit over her former employer’s report to state medical regulators and other hospitals that she resigned while under review for allegedly performing unnecessary procedures, ruling that the hospital was just obeying the law.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Wednesday affirmed part of a $2 million jury verdict against the Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, concluding a lower court properly determined that claims brought by the family of a woman who suffered bedsores and other ailments before her death were brought within the statute of limitations.
A Texas appeals court recently affirmed a lower court's order that a doctor under investigation by the Texas Medical Board for his and his staff's treatment of patients must comply with a subpoena request from the agency for medical and billing records for three patients.