Hospital Trims Fees From $4.6M Brain Center Verdict

By Cara Salvatore (May 1, 2017, 10:13 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts appeals court on Monday upheld a judge's multimillion-dollar verdict in favor of a neurosurgeon whose project to start a new institute was allegedly undermined by the surgeon's business partners, but nixed the attorneys' fees that had been originally awarded.

After a bench trial, a Superior Court judge found in favor of Dr. Sagun Tuli in her suit over the demise of the nascent Brain & Spine Institute because of Vanguard Health Systems Inc. and VHS-owned hospital MetroWest Medical Center's numerous breaches of contract. The court awarded her $4.6 million plus interest, finding that although she'd recruited only three of four...

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