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