Below are detailed summaries of a variety of cases construing EMTALA, mostly emanating from the Circuit Courts of Appeals. The cases are listed by Circuit and in the above drop-down menu. The cases that have been summarized provide a wide area of coverage of the diverse issues that arise under EMTALA, but were also chosen to provide analysis evenly from across the different Circuits. will be updated regularly to provide more recent and relevant case law from both District and Circuit courts across the country, with an occasional state court case where highly relevant. You may also use the search feature above to search for relevant terms throughout the site.


Supreme Court

1st Circuit (CT, MA, ME, NH, PR, RI)

2nd Circuit (CT, NY, VT)

3rd Circuit (DE, NJ, PA)

4th Circuit (MD, NC, SC, WV, VA)

5th Circuit (LA, MS, TX)

6th Circuit ( KY, MI, OH, TN)

7th Circuit (IL, IN, WI)

8th circuit (AR, IA, MO, MN, ND, NE, SD)

9th Circuit (AK, AZ, CA, GU, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, WA)

10th Circuit (CO, KS, NM, OK, UT, WY)

11th Circuit (AL, FL, GA)

D.C. Circuit