Virginia Legal News

Diabetic Patient Claims Malpractice After Waiting 11.5 Hours for Emergency Medical Treatment

Posted in News by bobloblawsblog on October 21, 2008

An emergency-room patient who alleges he received no care after a triage nurse prioritized him as “non-urgent” and failed to include his history of diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis condition, has stated a claim for violation of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act, a Danville U.S. District Court says.

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