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Medical Malpractice – EMTALA – Triage – Diabetic Condition

An emergency-room patient who alleges he received no care after a triage nurse prioritized him as “non-urgent” and failed to include his history of diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis condition, has stated a claim for violation of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act, a Danville U.S. District Court says.
Scruggs v. Danville Regional Medical Center of Va. LLC (USDC-WD) (VLW 008-3-433) (8 pp.)