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Negligent Security

A woman who was sexually assaulted while she was a patient in a psychiatric facility may pursue her negligence lawsuit against the hospital. The case was previously thrown out because it was deemed a medical issue to be pursued under a medical malpractice claim. A Tennessee appeals court disagreed, ruling that the case should be considered under a general negligence claim.

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