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

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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


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