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6th Circ. Affirms Toss Of Doctor's Patient Data Suit

Law360, New York (December 5, 2017, 8:21 PM EST) -- The Sixth Circuit on Monday affirmed a lower court's decision to toss a doctor’s suit against the Michigan Board of Medicine and the state’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs on the basis that the agencies had sovereign immunity under the U.S. Constitution.

A three-judge panel determined that Vernon Eugene Proctor could not sue the agencies in their entireties and would have instead had to name individual officials as required by the Eleventh Amendment in order to proceed on his claim that they wrongfully introducing confidential...
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Case Information

Case Title

Vernon Proctor v. Bd of Medicine, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 6th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

May 2, 2017

Government Agencies

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