Mealey's PI/Product Liability - 5th Circuit Affirms Decision For Government In Medical Malpractice Case

Mealey's PI/Product Liability - 5th Circuit Affirms Decision For Government In Medical Malpractice Case

NEW ORLEANS - The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on April 29 upheld summary judgment for the federal government in a medical malpractice action filed by a Mississippi inmate, concluding that the plaintiff failed to show that he was provided insufficient medical care prior to suffering a gastric rupture (Todd Massey v. United States of America, No. 13-60760, 5th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 8019).

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