Texas Hospital Keeps Win In Patient Nerve Damage Suit

Law360 (November 23, 2020, 11:14 PM EST) -- A Texas appellate court has affirmed the dismissal of a suit seeking to hold a Baylor Scott & White hospital liable for a patient's nerve damage suffered due to alleged malpractice, rejecting the patient's argument that the treatment shouldn't be considered emergency medical care subject to a higher evidentiary standard.

A three-judge Court of Appeals panel for the Seventh District on Friday affirmed a Llano County court's decision to grant summary judgment to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Llano in a suit accusing an emergency department nurse of negligently administering an anti-nausea medication to patient Tracey Jones which caused nerve damage...

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