Hospital, diagnostic company not liable for unforeseen sexual assault

ANNIE YAMSON | Daily Reporter
Published: 11/01/2013

The First District Court of Appeals this week overruled a civil appeal from the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas when it found that the trial court properly granted a motion to dismiss filed by Cincinnati’s University Hospital and a motion for summary judgment filed by Quest Diagnostics Inc.

Dereco Evans was admitted to University Hospital after suffering a gunshot wound to his leg, according to the factual background of the case provided by the court of appeals.

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