Represented a client who suffered serious injuries after undergoing gastric bypass surgery

The Minnesota Supreme Court held that hospitals owe a duty to patients to use reasonable care in granting hospital privileges to physicians. This duty exists even when the physician is not an employee of the hospital. This is the first time that an appellate court in the State of Minnesota has recognized a common law cause of action for negligent privileging.
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