Hospital Can't Lock Out Nonstaff Doctor, 9th Circ. Says

Law360, New York (February 25, 2014, 3:26 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit on Monday backed a preliminary injunction forcing Hawaii's largest private hospital to allow a nonstaff doctor to use its cancer treatment facilities, finding the doctor was likely to succeed on his claim that the hospital had violated his due process rights when it decided to shut him out.

The federal appeals court found that Dr. John Lederer was likely to prevail in his suit challenging the Queen’s Medical Center’s decision to only allow hospital employees to use its radiation oncology facilities, affirming a...
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Case Information

Case Title

Pacific Radiation Oncology, LL, et al v. The Queen's Medical Center, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3370 Other Fraud

Date Filed

March 22, 2012

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