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McDonald v. Emory Healthcare Eye Center, 391 Fed.Appx. 851

Case Conclusion Date: 08.11.2010

Practice Area: Medical Malpractice

Outcome: Dismissal of all claims against and award of attorney's fees for client physician. Affirmed on appeal.

Description: Plaintiff sued client physician alleging general negligence, breach of contract, and civil rights violations. Successfully had all claims dismissed, arguing the allegations constituted professional malpractice claims subject to specialized pleading requirements and won an award of attorney's fees against plaintiff. Dismissal and award of fees were both affirmed by the 11th Circuit.

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