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Claims following patient’s escape are for med-mal, not negligence (access required)

Allegations that a U.S. Naval Hospital allowed a mentally unstable patient to escape while he was out for a stroll are claims for medical malpractice, not ordinarily negligence, a federal judge has ruled. The runaway patient commandeered a fire truck and caused a wreck that killed a pedestrian. The judge granted the federal government’s motion to ...

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