Texas Panel Frees MD Anderson Docs From Med Mal Claims

Law360, Houston (June 15, 2017, 4:41 PM EDT) -- A Texas appellate court sided with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center on Thursday and dismissed six of its doctors from a widower's negligence suit, ruling they are immune from it because they acted within the scope of their employment.

After his wife, Leslie Stewart, died, James Stewart sued the six doctors who cared for her and the MD Anderson Cancer Center, alleging their gross negligence caused her death. The hospital moved to dismiss the claims against the doctors, citing the election-of-remedies provision of...
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