Large Teaching Hospital

The Facts: Defending hospital in claims brought by 17 individual plaintiffs and a purported class action of 500 plaintiffs for possible exposure to a fatal disease from contaminated instruments during surgery.

Discovery: Review of medical records of more than 500 patients; e-discovery database management.

Case Results: Class certification denied; individual cases ongoing.

Number of Claimants: 17 plaintiffs; class action had approximately 500 members

Location: Atlanta, Georgia


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