Hepatitis C

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Civil Trial Against HPN Starts

Plaintiff seeking millions in damages from Health Plan of Nevada

10/21/2014

Dr. Dipak Desai (photo: Las Vegas Metro Police Department)

Mental Evaluation Ordered For Desai

Dr. Dipak Desai faces federal health care fraud charges in the 2007 hepatitis C outbreak.

04/21/2014

Dr. Dipak Desai (photo: Las Vegas Metro Police Department)

Desai Found Guilty On All Charges

A Nevada state court jury found former doctor and Las Vegas endoscopy clinic owner Dipak Desai guilty of all 27 charges against him — including second-degree murder — in a 2007 hepatitis C outbreak.

07/02/2013

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Closing Arguments In Desai Case

Endoscopy clinic owner and a former nurse face 2nd degree murder charges in the death of a patient from Hepatitis-C.

06/27/2013

Arguments To Begin In Hepatitis C Outbreak Trial

A jury is expected to be seated for the trial of a former endoscopy clinic owner and an employee accused of causing a 2007 Las Vegas hepatitis C outbreak.

05/06/2013

Criminal Trail Begins For Dr. Dipak Desai

Jury selection begins Monday in the criminal trial for the doctor at the heart of a 2007 hepatitis C outbreak in Las Vegas.

04/22/2013

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Lawyer To Seek $1B Award In Vegas Hepatitis C Case

A jury is slated to hear a lawyer’s request to hold Nevada’s largest health management organization liable for as much as $1 billion in punitive damages in a Las Vegas hepatitis exposure case.

04/06/2013

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Jury Told HMO Didn’t Cause Las Vegas Hepatitis C Cases

Executives at Nevada’s largest health management organization had no idea about allegations that a clinic owner was cutting corners and endangering patient safety, so it shouldn’t be held liable for two members contracting incurable hepatitis C, a defense lawyer told a jury Thursday.

03/28/2013

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New Hepatitis C Trial Begins

More than five years after a hepatitis C outbreak in Clark County, yet another civil trial has begun.

02/21/2013

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Judge Rules On Desai Competency Hearing

A second competency hearing has been rejected for the doctor at the center of the valley’s hepatitis C outbreak.

01/09/2013

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