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Alexander v. Mt. Sinai Hosp. Med. Ctr., 05-1823

In a medical malpractice action removed to federal court after one of the doctors was deemed to be a federal employee, judgment for defendants is affirmed over plaintiff's arguments that: 1) the doctor could not be deemed a federal employee because he did not personally contract with a federally funded health center; 2) the district court erred in directing a verdict for one of the defendants; and 3) several rulings the district court made in the course of the trial were erroneous.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 03/31/2006
  • Decided 04/24/2007
  • Published 04/24/2007


  • ROVNER, Circuit Judge., Before ROVNER, EVANS and SYKES, Circuit Judges.



  • For Appellant:
  • Harry C. Lee (argued), Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Diane I. Jennings (argued), Anderson, Bennett & Partners, Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center and Sinai Health System., Michael R. Webber (argued), Randall J. Gudmundson, Kominiarek Bresler Harvick & Gudmundson, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee Sinai Medical Group., Brian A. Schroeder (argued), Cassiday, Schade & Gloor, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee Joseph Rosman., Jack Donatelli (argued), Office of U.S. Attorney, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee U.S.
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