The lawsuit was filed by Regina Oliva, as representative of the person and estate of Nicolas Moreno et. al., against Vista Medical Center Hospital and numerous other defendants, including the Company. The plaintiffs had sought damages of no more than $50,000,000 for alleged physical pain and suffering and medical expenses for defendants alleged negligence during Morenos spinal surgery. The plaintiffs also sought damages for alleged mental anguish and loss of financial support by various family members of Mr. Moreno, and joint and several liability among the defendants.
Acceptance of the settlement is still subject to approval of the Probate Court in Harris County, Texas.
Dynacq Healthcare, Inc. (www.dynacq.com) is a holding company. Its subsidiaries provide surgical healthcare services and related ancillary services through hospital facilities and outpatient surgical centers.
Dynacq Healthcare, Inc., Houston
Holly Hubenak, 713-378-2000
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