You may have thought — or hoped — that you wouldn’t hear any more about John A. King, the discredited surgeon and defendant in 124 malpractice lawsuits that have resulted in settlements of more than $100 million. But you would not be so lucky.
According to Paul J. Nyden’s article in
Charleston Area Medical Center’s Board of Trustees has voted to pay $11.5 million to Dr. R. E. Hamrick, Jr. by September 5, and bring an end to his lawsuit against the hospital arising from the revocation of his privileges in 2004 when he attempted to self-insure his medical
It turns out that Charleston Area Medical Center is facing two lawsuits over insurance coverage for Dr. R. E. Hamrick, Jr.’s $25 – now $10 – million verdict, not one, as I wrote yesterday.
In May, Employers Reinsurance Corporation now known as Westport Insurance Corporation filed