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Texas High Court Nixes Suit Over Doc's Ouster

Law360, Houston (June 16, 2017, 9:15 PM EDT) -- The Texas Supreme Court on Friday handed a win to a hospital operator that had been sued by a cardiovascular surgeon over his termination, ruling the hospital operator didn't have to prove its reasons for firing him because the contract allowed him to be fired without cause under certain circumstances.

A trial court had tossed his original claims for breach of contract and tortious interference, and Dr. Andrew Hansen had argued to a lower appellate court that granting Community Health Systems Professional Services Corp. summary judgment...
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