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Erroneous bill from hospital prompts defamation claim (access required)

A woman who received a bill from a hospital, even though she was not a patient, can sue the hospital for defamation after it referred the erroneous bill to a debt collector. Background In August 2015, Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters sent an invoice to Dawn Adams for medical services it provided to a child named ...