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Tort/Negligence – Hospital immune from antitrust damages (access required)

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority, which was created to serve a government function and possesses unique government powers, including eminent domain and the ability to issue bonds, qualifies as a “local government” and is immune from antitrust damages. Background This appeal involves the Local Government Antitrust Act of 1984, which immunizes “local government[s]” from antitrust damages. This case ...

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