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Tag Archives: Hospital

Labor & Employment — Breach of Contract Claim – Tort/Negligence – Breach of Fiduciary Duty Counterclaim – Hospital Merger – Former CEO (access required)

Cashion v. Lexington Memorial Hospital, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-16-0996, 17 pp.) (Robert C. Hunter, J.) Appealed from Davidson County Superior Court (Theodore Royster Jr., J.) N.C. App. Unpub. Holding: The defendant-hospitals argue on appeal that plaintiff resigned when he ...

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Administrative – Stark Law Violations – False Claims Act – Constitutional – Jury Trial – Hospital (access required)

U.S. ex rel. Michael K. Drakeford MD v. Tuomey Healthcare System Inc. A federal appeals court vacates a $45 million judgment against a Sumter, S.C., health care system for Stark Law violations and sends the case back, saying the district court’s handling of the case violated the defendant’s Seventh Amendment right to a jury.

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