Health Law Daily Wrap Up, EMTALA—D.P.R.: Puerto Rican hospital must face EMTALA claims, (Nov 19, 2021)

By Wendy Biddle, J.D.

Court denied dismissal, finding enough facts to find the plaintiffs were entitled to relief under EMTALA plausible.

A federal district court in Puerto Rico found that a family plausibly alleged a violation of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) when Hospital Episocpal San Lucas, Inc (HESL) discharged thei ...