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Trial Court Rules that Hospital's Safety Event Minutes Were Privileged Under PSQIA and State Law

USA - August 1 2022 Plaintiff in this case filed a lawsuit against a Wisconsin hospital resulting from an injury on hospital grounds. During discovery, plaintiff…

Ashley O. Ogedegbe

Hospital Employees Request 5th Circuit to Request Texas Supreme Court to Consider An Exception to Employment at Will Doctrine in COVID Vax Lawsuit

USA - June 7 2022 In May of 2021, over 100 employees filed suit against Houston Methodist Hospital over a requirement that they obtain a COVID vaccination. They argued…

5th Circuit Questions Whether it Should Address Anti-Commandeering Claim on Remand from Supreme Court's Decision to Uphold HHS Vax Requirement

USA - June 7 2022 In February, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that CMS was within its statutory authority to order that health care workers at hospitals and other…

6 Best Practices for Designing and Implementing Patient Safety Evaluation System (PSES) Policies in Order to Maximize Privilege Protections Under the Patient Safety Act

USA - June 6 2022 The federal Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (PSQIA) established a voluntary reporting system for licensed health care facilities…

Trial Courts Continue to Order Hospitals to Treat COVID Patients with Ineffective Ivermectin in Violation of Hospital Policy and Regulatory Standards

USA - June 2 2022 Studies have show that Ivermectin is ineffective in the treatment of COVID. Despite this fact, trial court judges continue to issue orders requiring…