Quorum Wins Round In Botched-Surgery Insurance Battle

Law360, Los Angeles (December 9, 2013, 8:51 PM EST) -- A Tennessee federal judge found Monday that dozens of lawsuits against Quorum Health Resources LLC over allegedly botched surgeries constitute a single medical incident under a Lexington Insurance Co. policy, meaning Quorum only has to pay one self-insured retention before the Lexington coverage kicks in. 

U.S District Judge John T. Nixon granted Quorum's motion for partial summary judgment, rejecting Lexington's argument that each of the 71 surgeries in the underlying lawsuits is a separate medical incident or occurrence requiring Quorum to pay a self-insured retention of...
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