Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - Hospital's Conspiracy Claims Against Competitor Hospital And Ambulance Service Fail

Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - Hospital's Conspiracy Claims Against Competitor Hospital And Ambulance Service Fail

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - A Mississippi hospital's claims that a rival hospital and an ambulance service conspired in violation of the Sherman Act to divert patients to the rival hospital failed because the rival hospital controlled the ambulance service, a federal judge in Mississippi ruled Jan. 22 (Wesley Health System, LLC v. Forrest County Board of Supervisors, No. 2:12-CV-59-KS-MTP, S.D. Miss.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7764).

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