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Archive of posts published in the category: 9th Circuit
Mar
23

Eberhardt

Eberhardt v. City of Los Angeles, 62 F.3d 1253, 1995 U.S. App. LEXIS 23052 (9th Cir. 1995) Neighbors of a 23 year old called the police to report that the patient was suffering from a heroin overdose. When paramedics arrived, the patient was…

Mar
16

James

James v. Sunrise Hospital, 86 F.3d 885, 1996 U.S. App. LEXIS 14537 (9th. Cir. 1996) The patient was admitted to the hospital with renal failure. A synthetic graft was inserted into her arm. The next day, she complained of pain and numbness in…

Mar
16

Vargas

Vargas v. Del Puerto Hospital, 98 F.3d 1202, 1996 U.S. App. LEXIS 28073 (9th Cir. 1996) A mother brought her 18-month old infant to the emergency room of a small, rural hospital, which was staffed by only one doctor and one registered nurse…

Mar
13

Bryant

Bryant v. Adventist Health System/West, 289 F.3d 1162; 2002 U.S. App. LEXIS 9522 (9th 2002) In Bryant, the patient, a seventeen year old, severely disabled boy, presented to the emergency room accompanied by his mother with complaints of coughing up blood and a…