Thomas v Emcare, Harrison County Hospital.
1. Is this case in state or federal court?
2. If there is an appeal, in what court will the appeal be heard?
3. What did Harrison County ask for that was ruled upon by the court?
4. What is th
Thomas vs. EmCare
State Federal court from southern Indiana.
What court is it in?: Pending federal court
The hospital voted to dismiss the case
Why is this in federal court?
Diversity jurisdiction: Citizens of two different states
Worker sues hospital over unwanted Exam
Intentional torts: assault, unwanted touch, he said stop, he has a damage as a
result. He also had battery, he was touched unwantedly, he was handcuffed and had
to go under anesthesia. He was also false imprisonment
1. You are contacted by your emergency room director who has a patient
suffering from an orthopedic injury. They have contacted an on-call
orthopedic surgeon who does not come to the hospital. The
emergency department asks you if the hospital can be penal