Michigan Appeals Court Says Trial Court Erred In Tossing Dropped Patient’s Lawsuit

(August 22, 2016, 1:22 PM EDT) -- DETROIT — A Michigan Court of Appeals panel on Aug. 16 reversed summary judgment in favor of a hospital in a case in which a nurse’s aide allegedly dropped a stroke patient because the negligence claims in the patient’s complaint are not necessarily for medical malpractice, which would be barred by the statute of limitations for such claims (Audrey Trowell v. Providence Hospital and Medical Centers Inc., No. 327525, Mich. App.; 2016 Mich. App. LEXIS 1542).

(Opinion available. Document #77-160824-009Z.)

The Michigan Court of Appeals remanded...
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