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Patient Forfeited Forum Choice, Doc Tells 5th Circ.

Law360, New York (December 7, 2017, 3:46 PM EST) -- A doctor and his clinic accused of medical malpractice over a tonsil surgery urged the Fifth Circuit on Wednesday to reject a patient’s appeal seeking to transfer her case to Texas federal court, saying she can’t change forums after nearly three years of state court litigation.

Mace Brindley and the Ear, Nose & Throat Centers of Texas PLLC asserted that the appeals court lacked subject matter jurisdiction to review the district court’s decision to remand the case back to state court, because such decisions are never...
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Case Information

Case Title

Muriel Fiedler v. Mace Brindley, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 5th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4362 P.I. - Medical Malpractice

Date Filed

March 29, 2017

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