Ky. Jury Awards $2.4M In EMTALA Suit Against Hospital

By Y. Peter Kang (September 15, 2022, 10:02 PM EDT) -- A Kentucky federal jury has awarded a man about $2.4 million, including $1.85 million in punitive damages, in a suit filed under the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act, or EMTALA, alleging a hospital refused to treat the heart attack patient and forced him to go to another hospital....

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