Ga. Doctors Group Roped Back Into Suit Over Patient's Death

Law360, Los Angeles (August 14, 2017, 10:02 PM EDT) -- A Georgia appeals court on Monday overturned a trial judge's decision to cut a physicians group loose from a suit filed in connection with a patient's death, saying vicarious liability claims asserted against the group were timely and properly alleged under state law.

A three-judge panel for the Court of Appeals' Fourth Division revived claims lodged by estate administrator Heather Oller against 24 On Physicians PC that were previously dismissed in a suit alleging that two of the group's physicians, Drs. Jeffrey C. Mitchell and Alunda E. Hunt, and Rockdale Medical Center were negligent in treating patient Shirley Nobles' low blood...

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