PAUL WAYNE VAUGHN, as Next-of-Kin of PAMELA ANNETTE LIVINGSTON VAUGHN v. MOUNTAIN STATES HEALTH ALLIANCE d/b/a JOHNSON CITY MEDICAL CENTER, ET AL. - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Mar 5, 2013

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Cheryl E. LaNasa and Mark W. McFall, Johnson City, Tennessee, for the appellant, Paul Wayne Vaughn, as Next-of-Kin of Pamela Annette Livingston Vaughn, Deceased.

Attorneys 2:

Frank H. Anderson, Jr., Johnson City, Tennessee, for the appellee, Mountain States Health Alliance.

Jimmie C. Miller and Meredith B. Humbert, Kingsport, Tennessee, for the appellee, Sue Y. Chung, M.D.

Charles T. Herndon IV and Elizabeth M. Hutton, Johnson City, Tennessee, for the appellee, Kent Steven Wright, M.D.

Judge(s): MCCLARTY

The plaintiff filed a medical malpractice action against numerous healthcare providers. The defendants moved to dismiss the complaint based on the plaintiff’s failure to comply with Tennessee Code Annotated sections 29-26-121 and -122. The trial court granted the motions and dismissed the action with prejudice. The plaintiff appeals. We affirm.

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