Lawsuits Against Nonprofit Hospitals Can't Be Consolidated, Panel Rules

Sigo, Shelly
October 2004
Bond Buyer;10/22/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31995`, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on the ruling of the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation concerning the consolidation of lawsuits against nonprofit hospitals who have breached their obligations to provide charity care to uninsured. Dismissal of the compliant on the grounds that Scruggs has no standing to challenge North Shore's tax-exempt status; Confidence of the plaintiff on the legal merits of the case; Consideration of the impact of tax-exempt status on bonds.


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