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COVID-19 claim is med-mal case (access required)

Where an elderly patient died after contracting COVID-19 in defendant hospital’s senior care facility, her estate’s claim is a medical malpractice case. Defendant’s motion to dismiss for lack of expert certification is granted. Background Goodwin, an 81-year-old woman, was a patient at the Orchard, a senior care facility owned by defendant Patrick Henry Hospital. Elisha was an ...