Texas Panel OKs Nix Of Patient Death Suit For Faulty Notice

By Y. Peter Kang (September 13, 2019, 8:25 PM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court has affirmed the dismissal of a suit accusing a Plano hospital of causing a patient's death due to medical malpractice, saying the patient's estate didn't timely serve a notice of claim to the appropriate party as required by state law governing limited partnerships.

A three-judge Fifth Court of Appeals panel on Thursday affirmed a summary judgment ruling in favor of Columbia Medical Center of Plano Subsidiary LP, doing business as Medical City of Plano and formerly known as Medical Center of Plano, in a suit accusing the hospital of providing unspecified negligent medical care to patient McQuester...

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