TITLE

Hospital settles after waiting room death

PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Aug2009, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p89
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a lawsuit settled by Brooklyn, New York-based Health and Hospital Corp. after a patient was reportedly unnoticed by the hospital in more than an hour.
ACCESSION #
43976557

 

Related Articles

  • 3 black hospital directors sue city over sale of health... Baillou, Charles // New York Amsterdam News;10/12/96, Vol. 87 Issue 41, p1 

    Reports that on October 07, 1996, three African-American members of the 10-member Health and Hospital Corporation (HHC), filed a suit against New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's administration, claiming violation of the City Charter by seeking to `dispose of' municipal hospitals. Comments from...

  • Brain-Damaged New York Teen Is Awarded $29 Million Judgment In Hospital Lawsuit.  // Jet;12/07/98, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p46 

    Reports that a jury has awarded a New York City teenager with a $29 million judgment against the Health and Hospital Corp. Botched birth which left Charles Frye brain -damaged and wheelchair-bound; Comments by Charles' mother, Gladys Frye; Brief details of her hospitalization during pregnancy.

  • HHC tussle. Furman, Phyllis; Lentz, Philip // Crain's New York Business;5/27/96, Vol. 12 Issue 22, p6 

    Reports that New York City, New York's Health and Hospitals Corp. is at a stalemate in its effort to oust Thacker Engineering Inc. from Harlem Hospital Center's ambulatory-care construction project.

  • N.Y.'s HHC, info systems vendor in court fight. Morrissey, John // Modern Healthcare;06/30/97, Vol. 27 Issue 26, p30 

    Focuses on the court case between US Servis of Somerset, New Jersey and the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC), in which HHC is seeking to terminate the contract signed in 1996 to automate its operations of MetroPlus Health Plan. Number of Medicaid enrollees with the plan;...

  • FMLA interference proves very costly.  // Employee Benefit News;Dec2002, Vol. 16 Issue 15, p3 

    Focuses on the decision of a federal jury in Chicago, Illinois on a Family Medical Leave Act rights complaint filed by hospital maintenance worker Charles Schultz against Advocate Health and Hospitals Corp. Amount of damages awarded to Schultz; Background on the allegations against Advocate Health.

  • Beware disciplining employees for FMLA-related tardiness.  // HR Specialist: Compensation & Benefits;Dec2009, Vol. 4 Issue 12, p3 

    The article discusses the court case Agbejimi v. Advocate Health and Hospitals Corp. in Illinois. Plaintiff Mercy Agbejimi, who is employed as a respiratory therapist for Advocate Health Care, sued her employer claiming that she was penalized for her intermittent Family and Medical Leave Act...

  • Jury Awards $11.65 Million to Employee Fired After Taking Leave to Care for Parents.  // Venulex Legal Summaries;2002 Q4, p1 

    The article reports on the decision of a jury in an Illinois federal court to award $11.65 million to plaintiff Chris Schultz, who claimed that his employer forced him to choose between his job and caring for his sick parents and fired him. The affiliation of Schultz with the defendant Advocate...

  • British Columbia Court Upholds One-Month Suspension of Teacher for Anti-LGB Letters to Editor. Wintermute, Robert // Lesbian -- Gay Law Notes;Mar2004, p47 

    Reports on the development of the case "Kepling v. British Columbia College of Teachers. Facts of the case; Merits of the case; Basis for the court's ruling.

  • When ho ho ho is really sue sue sue. Aikin, Olga // People Management;12/21/1995, Vol. 1 Issue 25, p26 

    Presents sample cases of lawsuits and litigation committed during Christmas party. Tower Boot Company Limited v Jones; Bracebridge Engineering Limited v Darby; Wagstaff v Elida Gibbs Limited and Laverick.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics