The Litigation Center is always looking for new and interesting cases to support. On this page, you will find some of our current cases.

For more information on how to partner with the Litigation Center, visit the case selection criteria page.

LINK 1: Litigation Center case selection criteria

Physician tort liability—general cases

Bell vs. Chance (Md. CtApp)

Standard of care for psychiatrist’s release of patient from involuntary confinement

Davis vs. Armacost (Md. CtApp)

Jury instructions on standard of care

Doe vs. Cochran (Conn. SCt)

Physician’s professional liability to a non-patient

Gunn vs. McCoy (Texas SCt)

Sufficiency of evidence to prove proximate cause

In re Accutane Litigation (N.J. SCt)

Exclusion of evidence based on “junk science”

Shikora vs. Mitchell (Pa. SCt)

Trial court discretion to determine relevance of evidence

Nicolaou vs. Martin (Pa. SCt)

Application of statute of limitations

Phatak vs. Dean (5th Cir)

Immunity of coroner for autopsy report

Reyes vs. Yakima Health District (Wash. SCt)

Sufficiency of expert testimony

LINK 2: Physician tort liability cases

Tort reform cases

Capanna vs. Orth (Nev. SCt)

Validity of collateral source payments statute

Claycomb vs. Commonwealth of Kentucky (KY CtApp)

Validity of health law courts statute

Mayo vs. Wisconsin Injured Patients Families Compensation Fund (Wis. SCt)

Validity of statutory cap on damages

Trowell vs. Providence Hospital (Mich. SCt)

Failure to meet suit requirements imposed by tort reform law

LINK 3: Tort reform cases

Scope of practice cases

Texas Medical Association vs. Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners (Texas CtApp)

Validity of Chiropractic Board scope of practice rule

LINK 4: Scope of practice cases

Medical staff self-governance cases

Tulare Hospital Medical Staff vs. Tulare Regional Hospital (Calif. SuperCt)

Hospital’s unilateral discharge of medical staff officers and replacement of medical staff bylaws

LINK 5: Medical staff self-governance cases

Medicare/Medicaid cases

Averett vs. U.S. Department of HHS (MDist. Tenn.)

Validity of HHS regulations under Medicaid Enhanced Payment Statute

Nitta vs. Hawaii Department of HHS (Hawaii Intermed.Ct.App.)

Audit of payments made under Medicaid Enhanced Payment Statute

LINK 6: Medicare/Medicaid cases

Antitrust cases

Miranda vs. Laredo Specialty Hospital (Texas DistCt)

Suspension of medical staff privileges to eliminate competitor to hospital services

Ohio vs. American Express (SCt)

Legality of network anti-steering prohibitions

LINK 7: Antitrust cases

Health insurance regulation cases

Connecticut Campaign Consumer Choice vs. Connecticut Commissioner of Insurance (Conn. Super. CT.)

FOIA request to Insurance Commissioner

LINK 8: Health insurance regulation cases

Peer review cases

Brugaletta vs. Garcia (N.J. SCt)

Privilege claim against discovery of hospital patient safety report

Daley vs. Teruel Ingalls Hospital (Ill. Ct.App.)

Privilege claim against discovery of hospital patient safety report

Reginelli vs. Boggs (Pa. SCt.)

Privilege claim against discovery of independent contractor review of physician on hospital medical staff

LINK 9: Peer review cases

Health insurance companies cases

Capital Health Systems vs. Horizon Healthcare Services (N.J. SuperCt)

Breach of contract by imposing tiered network

LINK 10: Health insurance companies cases

Case finder

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The Litigation Center is always looking for new and interesting cases to support. On this page, you will find some of our current cases.

For more information on how to partner with the Litigation Center, visit the case selection criteria page.

LINK 1: Litigation Center case selection criteria

Physician tort liability—general cases

Bell vs. Chance (Md. CtApp)

Standard of care for psychiatrist’s release of patient from involuntary confinement

Davis vs. Armacost (Md. CtApp)

Jury instructions on standard of care

Doe vs. Cochran (Conn. SCt)

Physician’s professional liability to a non-patient

Gunn vs. McCoy (Texas SCt)

Sufficiency of evidence to prove proximate cause

In re Accutane Litigation (N.J. SCt)

Exclusion of evidence based on “junk science”

Shikora vs. Mitchell (Pa. SCt)

Trial court discretion to determine relevance of evidence

Nicolaou vs. Martin (Pa. SCt)

Application of statute of limitations

Phatak vs. Dean (5th Cir)

Immunity of coroner for autopsy report

Reyes vs. Yakima Health District (Wash. SCt)

Sufficiency of expert testimony

LINK 2: Physician tort liability cases

Tort reform cases

Capanna vs. Orth (Nev. SCt)

Validity of collateral source payments statute

Claycomb vs. Commonwealth of Kentucky (KY CtApp)

Validity of health law courts statute

Mayo vs. Wisconsin Injured Patients Families Compensation Fund (Wis. SCt)

Validity of statutory cap on damages

Trowell vs. Providence Hospital (Mich. SCt)

Failure to meet suit requirements imposed by tort reform law

LINK 3: Tort reform cases

Scope of practice cases

Texas Medical Association vs. Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners (Texas CtApp)

Validity of Chiropractic Board scope of practice rule

LINK 4: Scope of practice cases

Medical staff self-governance cases

Tulare Hospital Medical Staff vs. Tulare Regional Hospital (Calif. SuperCt)

Hospital’s unilateral discharge of medical staff officers and replacement of medical staff bylaws

LINK 5: Medical staff self-governance cases

Medicare/Medicaid cases

Averett vs. U.S. Department of HHS (MDist. Tenn.)

Validity of HHS regulations under Medicaid Enhanced Payment Statute

Nitta vs. Hawaii Department of HHS (Hawaii Intermed.Ct.App.)

Audit of payments made under Medicaid Enhanced Payment Statute

LINK 6: Medicare/Medicaid cases

Antitrust cases

Miranda vs. Laredo Specialty Hospital (Texas DistCt)

Suspension of medical staff privileges to eliminate competitor to hospital services

Ohio vs. American Express (SCt)

Legality of network anti-steering prohibitions

LINK 7: Antitrust cases

Health insurance regulation cases

Connecticut Campaign Consumer Choice vs. Connecticut Commissioner of Insurance (Conn. Super. CT.)

FOIA request to Insurance Commissioner

LINK 8: Health insurance regulation cases

Peer review cases

Brugaletta vs. Garcia (N.J. SCt)

Privilege claim against discovery of hospital patient safety report

Daley vs. Teruel Ingalls Hospital (Ill. Ct.App.)

Privilege claim against discovery of hospital patient safety report

Reginelli vs. Boggs (Pa. SCt.)

Privilege claim against discovery of independent contractor review of physician on hospital medical staff

LINK 9: Peer review cases

Health insurance companies cases

Capital Health Systems vs. Horizon Healthcare Services (N.J. SuperCt)

Breach of contract by imposing tiered network

LINK 10: Health insurance companies cases

Case finder

Search cases either by topic or by specific case name.

LINK 11: Case finder