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Archive of posts published in the category: 4th Circuit
Mar
23

Power

Power v. Arlington Hosp. Ass’n, 42 F.3d 851, 1994 U.S. App. LEXIS 34586 (4th Cir. 1994) This lengthy and detailed opinion involved a patient who came to the emergency room of the hospital with pain in her left hip, abdomen, and back. After…

Mar
13

Bryan

Bryan v. Rectors and Visitors of the Univ. of VA, 95 F.3d 349, 1996 U.S. App. LEXIS 24139 (4th Cir. 1996) The patient was admitted to the emergency room and the family instructed the hospital to take all necessary measures to keep her…

Mar
13

Baber

Baber v. Hospital Corp. of America, 977 F.2d 872, 1992 U.S. App. LEXIS 25125 (4th 1992) In this case, a plaintiff who fell presented to the emergency department, vital signs were obtained, bodily systems were reviewed and examined, and testing was performed.

Mar
12

Vickers

Vickers v. Nash, 78 F.3d 139, 1996 U.S. App. LEXIS 4421 (4th Cir. 1996) The plaintiff’s decedent presented to the hospital emergency department with lacerations and contusions which were treated. An x-ray of the cervical spine was performed and negative.