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Archive of posts published in the category: 1st Circuit
Mar
13

Reynolds

Reynolds v. Maine General Health, 218 F.3d 78, 2000 U.S. App. LEXIS 16950  (1st Cir. 2000) The patient was involved in a head-on collision and suffered fractures in his legs. He was taken to the hospital’s emergency room, and was triaged by a…

Mar
13

Cruz-Vazquez

Cruz-Vazquez v. Mennonite General Hosp., 717 F.3d 63, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 10790 (1st Cir. 2013) The patient was a woman in the third trimester of her pregnancy. She presented to the defendant hospital with complaints of vaginal discharge and spotting.

Mar
13

Cruz-Queipo

Cruz-Queipo v. Hosp. Espanol Auxilio Mutuo, 417 F.3d 67, 2005 U.S. App. LEXIS 15365 (1st Cir. 2005) In Cruz-Queipo, the plaintiff presented to the emergency room with pain in his chest, arm, and wrist. Because the notes did not indicate any inquiry into…

Mar
13

Correa

Correa v. Hospital San Francisco, 69 F.3d 1184, 1995 U.S. App. LEXIS 30978 (1st Cir. 1995) Correa presented a factual situation where the defendant-hospital essentially failed to perform any screening evaluation. The patient in that case presented to the emergency room with complaints