Hepatitis Outbreak

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Clinic Manager Pleads Guilty In Billing Scheme

The former manager of an endoscopy clinic linked to a 2007 hepatitis C outbreak in Las Vegas has pleaded guilty in a federal health care fraud case.


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.


(Photo- Jeferson Applegate) Plaiintiffs with their attorneys hold a press conference after the jury’s punitive damages verdict.

Live And Local With Kevin Wall 04/10/13: Deepak Desai, Searchlight Wind Farm, The Man About Town

A jury has ordered Nevada’s largest health management organization to pay $500 million in punitive damages to three plaintiffs in a civil lawsuit stemming from a Las Vegas hepatitis outbreak.


(Photo: CBS) Dr. Dipak Desai

Another Delay In Hepatitis Outbreak Trial

A judge has indefinitely delayed the sworn depositions of two witnesses in the valley’s hepatitis C outbreak.

CBS Las Vegas–03/14/2012

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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.


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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

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Dr. Dipak Desai To Surrender In March

Dr. Dipak Desai, the man at the center of hepatitis C outbreak in 2007 will surrender and go to a Reno area mental hospital.

CBS Las Vegas–02/08/2011