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Judge Bars ACA Testimony; Jury Awards Defense Verdict In Medical Negligence Case

Mealey's (August 22, 2016, 2:33 PM EDT) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — A federal jury in Pennsylvania on Aug. 19 found no negligence in a doctor’s failure to properly diagnose and treat a woman’s herpes zoster virus after a judge ruled that the jury would not hear testimony regarding the potential availability of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) benefits (Tami Bernheisel v. Martin Mikaya, M.D., Memorial Hospital Inc., et al., No. 13-1496, M.D. Pa.).

(Verdict sheet available. Document #93-160824-008V.)

Tami Bernheisel sued Dr. Martin Mikaya and Memorial Hospital Inc., claiming that on two...
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