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Mar
23

Marshall

Marshall ex rel. Marshall v. E. Carroll Parish Hosp. Serv. Dist., 134 F.3d 319, 1998 U.S. App. LEXIS 1806 (5th Cit. 1998) The patient was a fifteen-year-old girl who was brought the emergency room by ambulance. She was at school and “wouldn’t move.”…

Mar
16

Battle

Battle v. Mem’l Hosp., 228 F.3d 544, 2000 U.S. App. LEXIS 23499 (5th Cir. 2000) The patient, a fifteen month old child, was diagnosed an ear infection and prescribed antibiotics by his treating physician. The child’s condition continued to worsen,

Mar
13

Green

Green v. Touro Infirmary, 992 F.2d 537, 1993 U.S. App. LEXIS 13101 (5th Cir. 1993) The patient presented to the emergency room with complaints of swelling in her extremities, pain in her shoulder, dizziness, headaches, and numbness in her right hand.