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Washington v. Gagliani (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-077-17)

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DERRICK WASHINGTON  vs.  MARYJO GAGLIANI.

May 12, 2017.

Supreme Judicial Court, Superintendence of inferior courts.  Medical Malpractice, Tribunal, Bond.  Appeals Court, Jurisdiction.  Superior Court, Jurisdiction.  Jurisdiction, Superior Court.

The petitioner, Derrick Washington, appeals from a judgment of a single justice of the county court denying his petition pursuant to G. L. c. 211, § 3.  We affirm.

In 2011, Washington commenced a medical malpractice action in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts against the respondent, Maryjo Gagliani, and several other individuals.  Gagliani requested review by a medical malpractice tribunal pursuant to G. L. c. 231, § 60B, and the case was referred to the Superior Court in Suffolk County for that purpose.  See Feinstein v. Massachusetts Gen. Hosp., 643 F.2d 880, 888 (1st Cir. 1981).[1]  In its report issued in September, 2014, the tribunal determined that Washington’s claim was not sufficient to raise a legitimate question of liability appropriate for judicial inquiry, and therefore found for Gagliani. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - May 13, 2017 at 1:03 am

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