5 latest lawsuits involving hospitals

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The following hospital lawsuits were reported in the past month, beginning with the most recent.

1. HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital sues Marshfield Clinic to halt construction on hospital: 6 things to know
Eau Claire, Wis.-based HSHS Scared Heart Hospital filed a civil lawsuit against Marshfield (Wis.) Clinic and its affiliates requesting a temporary injunction to halt construction of a hospital and clinic near Sacred Heart.

2. UPMC sues lawyer for allegedly using 'high-pressure' tactics to drum up litigation
Pittsburgh-based UPMC sued an attorney in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court for allegedly using unethical means to recruit patients for possible legal action against UPMC.

3. UChicago Medical Center sues National Nurses United over arbitration agreement
University of Chicago Medical Center filed a federal lawsuit against National Nurses United in an attempt to vacate an arbitration decision regarding its attendance policy. 

4. Lawsuit alleges NYC hospital charges double legal amount for medical records
A woman who was overcharged for her medical record filed a lawsuit against NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center in New York City for allegedly charging patients twice as much as New York law allows for medical records.

5. New Hampshire hospitals win lawsuit against state over Medicaid DSH payments
A U.S. District Court ruled in favor of the New Hampshire Hospital Association in a dispute over how much the state owes hospitals that serve a large number of Medicaid and uninsured patients.

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