Morrison Mahoney Partner Tony Abeln was quoted in this week’s issue of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
In Marble, et al. v. Amedisys, Inc., et al., the Plymouth Superior Court ruled that a woman could bring both medical malpractice and Chapter 93A claims against a hospice company for allegedly over-medicating her with narcotics and keeping her in a stupefied state over a five-year period while repeatedly and falsely certifying her eligibility for hospice care.
Tony Abeln weighs in and states that the decision confirms that medical malpractice cases are not precluded under the Medicare Advantage portion of the Medicare statute.
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