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Steward Must Convince Jury Doc Fired For HIPAA Violation

Law360, Boston (May 16, 2018, 3:54 PM EDT) -- Steward Healthcare System LLC will need to convince a jury it fired a psychiatrist for violating the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and not because, as the doctor claims, he took disability leave after getting pneumonia, a Massachusetts federal judge ruled Wednesday in denying part of a summary judgment bid.

Dr. Alexander Lipin sued Steward, Steward Medical Group Inc. and Holy Family Hospital in a case removed to federal court in November 2016, nine months after he was fired. Lipin claims the hospital canned him...
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Case Title

Lipin v. Steward Healthcare System, LLC et al


Case Number

1:16-cv-12256

Court

Massachusetts

Nature of Suit

Labor: Family and Medical Leave Act

Judge

Leo T. Sorokin

Date Filed

November 8, 2016

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