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Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta Sued Over Patient Admission and Billing Scheme, According to Page Perry, LLC
Date:5/23/2008

over costs billed to individual patients.

Attorney James M. Evangelista stated, "Patients came to Saint Joseph's trusting that they would receive appropriate care, not expecting to be deliberately overbilled by Saint Joseph's extending their hospital stay in a pretense of needed care. Mr. Lamb and many people like him from throughout Georgia and elsewhere were inappropriately admitted and improperly billed."

The lawsuit -- which alleges breach of contract, breach of implied contractual duties of good faith and fair dealing, unjust enrichment, and breach of fiduciary duty -- seeks actual, exemplary, and punitive damages, and attorneys' fees.

The case is "Steven M. Lamb, et al., v. Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta, Inc., and Saint Joseph's Health System, Inc.," (Case No. 08-CV-151075, in the Superior Court of Fulton County).

For more information, please contact Page Perry, LLC, (770) 673-0047, http://www.pageperry.com.

Media Contact: Erin Powers, Powers MediaWorks LLC, for Page Perry, LLC, (281) 362-1411 or (281) 703-6000.


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