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Archive of posts published in the category: 11th Circuit
Sep
20

Morgan

Morgan v. N. Miss. Med. Ctr., Inc., 403 F. Supp. 2d 1115, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 31512 (S.D. Ala. 2005) This is a very detailed District Court opinion that grappled with the issue of whether admitting an individual as an inpatient eliminates liability…

Mar
16

Harry

Harry v. Marchant, 291 F.3d 767, 2002 U.S. App. LEXIS 9222 (11th Cir. 2002) ┬áThe patient was brought to the ER by fire and rescue with an initial diagnosis of “pneumonia rule out sepsis.” The evaluating physician suggested admitting the patient to the…

Mar
13

Nolen

Nolen v. Boca Raton Cmty. Hosp., 373 F.3d 1151, 2004 U.S. App. LEXIS 12038 (11th Cir. 2004) The patient, a pediatric nurse, was twenty-two weeks pregnant with triplets. She arrived at the emergency room complaining of cramping and mucous discharge.

Mar
13

Holcomb

Holcomb v. Monahan, 30 F.3d 116, 1994 U.S. App. LEXIS 23700 (11th.Cir. 1994) The patient presented to the emergency room one week postpartum with a high temperature, a rapid pulse, and elevated respiratory rate. She was discharged and died five days later. The…