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Heimlicher v. Steele, N.D. Iowa, No. C05-4054-PAZ

Health Law Reporter.  The March 13, 2009 Health Law Reporter reports Heimlicher v. Steele, N.D. Iowa, No. C05-4054-PAZ, 3/11/09, where a hospital and physician are found to violate EMTALA for the transfer of a woman in labor nearly 100 miles to another hospital in poor weather rather than perform an emergency c-section.  Award of $1.7 million

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