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Archive of posts published in the category: 6th Circuit
Sep
20

Thornton

Thornton v. Southwest Detroit Hosp., 895 F.2d 1131, 1990 U.S. App. LEXIS 1643 (6th Cir. 1990) After suffering a stroke, the patient sought care at the hospital’s emergency room and was subsequently admitted. The patient spent ten days in the ICU and eleven…

Mar
16

Moses

Moses v. Providence Hospital and Med. Ctr., 561 F.3d 573, 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 7049 (6th Cir. 2009) The hospital admitted the patient, who was brought to the hospital by his wife, for psychotic and “threatening behavior,” as well as a variety of…

Mar
16

Smith

Smith v. Botsford Gen. Hosp., 419 F.3d 513, 2005 U.S. App. LEXIS 17512 (6th Cir. 2005) The patient, a 33 year old man weighing approximately 600 pounds, fractured his leg in a car accident and was brought to the hospitals emergency department. He…

Mar
13

Cleland

Cleland v. Bronson Health Care Group, 917 F.2d 266, 1990 U.S. App. LEXIS 18863 (6th 1990) The patient was a fifteen year old who was complaining of cramps and vomiting was brought the ER by his parents. The child was examined by a…