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Desai’s Competency Contemplated

A Nevada judge is due to consider the fitness of a once prominent Las Vegas physician to stand trial on criminal charges in a 2008 hepatitis outbreak.

CBS Las Vegas–01/27/2012


More Delays Possible in Desai Trial

Lawyers for Dr. Dipak Desai have asked the state Supreme Court to overturn a judge’s order that limits the number of witnesses at an upcoming hearing challenging state medical experts who ruled Desai is competent to stand to stand trial.

CBS Las Vegas–01/13/2012

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Judge Rules On Witnesses In Desai Trial

A Nevada judge says defense attorneys can present one rebuttal witness at a competency hearing next month for the former physician-owner of a clinic at the center of a 2008 Las Vegas hepatitis outbreak.


Judge To Rule On Desai’s Competency

A Nevada judge is considering the ground rules for an upcoming hearing about whether the former physician-owner of a clinic at the center of a 2008 Las Vegas hepatitis outbreak is fit for trial on felony charges.

CBS Las Vegas–12/13/2011

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Desai Back In Court

The doctor at the center of the hepatitis C outbreak appeared for a brief hearing regarding whether he’s mentally competent to stand trial.

CBS Las Vegas–10/11/2011

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Drug Firms Found Liable In Hepatitis Case

A jury has found three drug companies liable for the hepatitis C infections of three former patients at clinics linked to the valley’s 2007 outbreak.

CBS Las Vegas–10/07/2011

Desai Taken Into Custody

The man at the center of the valley’s 2007 hepatitis C outbreak is heading to a mental hospital.


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Trial in Hepatitis Outbreak Delayed

A judge yesterday delayed the trial of three people in connection with the valley’s hepatitis C outbreak.

CBS Las Vegas–03/08/2011


Nurses In Hepatitis Case Ordered To Stand Trial

Two nurse anesthetists charged in the valley’s hepatitis C outbreak have been ordered to stand trial.


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Hepatitus C Doctor: Incompetent

Not competent to stand trial.  Thats what two court-appointed medical experts have concluded regarding Dr. Dipak Desai, the man facing trial on criminal charges stemming from the 2007 hepatitis C outbreak. District Judge Jackie Glass could order […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/07/2011