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THOMAS v. CHRIST HOSP. & MED. CTR., 02-3373

A claim alleging that a hospital failed to stabilize a psychiatric patient prior to discharge under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act was actionable where disputes of material fact exist whether plaintiff's wife was a threat to herself or to plaintiff.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 02/25/2003
  • Decided 04/25/2003
  • Published 04/25/2003

Judges

  • COFFEY, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, COFFEY, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Robert J. Pavich (argued), Monico, Pavich & Spevack, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Susan M. Hannigan (argued), Meyer, Kreuzer, Esp & Cores, Wheaton, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.