Hot Soup Suit Should Be Iced, Hospital Tells Texas Justices

Law360 (April 8, 2019, 4:55 PM EDT) -- A Fort Worth hospital has asked the Texas Supreme Court to dismiss claims it negligently served a patient soup that was so hot it burned her, arguing the patient's counsel relied on unqualified expert witnesses.

Baylor All Saints Medical Center, which operates as Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center-Fort Worth, filed a petition Friday asking the state's high court to review lower court rulings that allowed the lawsuit to proceed. The negligence case was brought by Wanda Dexter on behalf of her late mother, Marla Jo Vorhies, who was a patient there in September 2015.

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