McGuireWoods Says Hospital's Malpractice Suit Still Falls Flat

Law360, New York (November 28, 2012, 5:27 PM EST) -- McGuireWoods LLP on Tuesday pressed an Indiana federal judge to dismiss a bankrupt hospital's malpractice suit stemming from a leveraged buyout, arguing the complaint was nearly identical to one previously dismissed on the grounds that the firm had never agreed to represent the hospital.

U.S. District Judge Philip P. Simon on Sept. 11 tossed the original complaint by Heartland Memorial Hospital LLC trustee David Abrams, saying there was no evidence McGuireWoods had formed a direct attorney-client relationship with the hospital. The firm represented Heartland’s parent iHealthcare...
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