Texas High Court Remands Negligence Suit From Hospital Fall
(November 9, 2015, 12:52 PM EST) -- AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Supreme Court on Oct. 30 reversed an appellate court’s dismissal of a slip-and-fall case against a hospital after finding that the plaintiff’s claim is not a health care liability claim (HCLC) under the Texas Medical Liability Act and remanded it for further proceedings (Louisa D. Reddic v. East Texas Medical Center Regional Health Care System, No. 14-0333, Tex. Sup., 2015 Tex. LEXIS 1006).
(Order available. Document #77-151111-013R.)
The Supreme Court found that the 12th District Texas Court of Appeals erred in...