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Comparative Negligence and Hospitals

  • December 23rd, 2016
  • Miles Buckingham
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Comparative negligence unavailable as a defense where hospital accepts care of self-harming individuals Hospitals can be liable for patient suicides under certain circumstances, even where the self-harm inflicted by the individual would otherwise preclude a recovery. That is what the Colorado Supreme Court held in P.W. v. Children’s Hospital, 2015…