Pa. Justices Won't Hear Appeal On Hospital Lawsuit Immunity

Law360, Philadelphia (May 1, 2013, 6:35 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to reconsider a decision finding that a hospital was not entitled to immunity under the federal Health Care Quality Improvement Act from a lawsuit filed by a doctor who alleged he was fired over a series of personal clashes with his co-workers.

The orders denying an appeal in the case let stand a June 2012 ruling by the Pennsylvania Superior Court finding that Geisinger Health System clinic could not hide behind HCQIA’s immunity clause to defend itself from a...
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