Courts Still Sorting Blame In Hepatitis C Outbreak In Md. And 7 Other StatesTwo years after a cardiac technician was accused of infecting patients with hepatitis C, a handful of patients are still suing Exeter Hospital, which is pursuing its own lawsuit seeking help covering its settlement costs.
More Lawsuits Over Hepatitis C Outbreak SettledMore than two-thirds of the patients who sued Exeter Hospital after a traveling medical technician infected them with hepatitis C have settled their cases, according to a hospital attorney.
Hospital Worker Gets 39 Years In Hepatitis C CaseA New Hampshire hospital worker learns his punishment for infecting dozens of people with Hepatitis C, including seven people right here in Maryland.
Hepatitis C Victims To Attend Tech's N.H. SentencingLinda Ficken isn't nervous about confronting the former traveling hospital technician who infected her with hepatitis C. But she is a bit worried about losing her temper.
Former Md. Hospital Technician Faces Sentencing In Hepatitis C CaseProsecutors say a traveling hospital technician who infected patients with hepatitis C through tainted syringes created a "national public health crisis" and should spend 40 years in prison, but defense attorneys argue he should get 30 years, in part because his addiction clouded his judgment.
N.H. Hospital Sues Man For Hepatitis C Outbreak, Which Impacted Md. The New Hampshire hospital that underwent a hepatitis C outbreak last year is suing the traveling technician charged with infecting the patients and the organizations that it says had a role in getting him to work there.
Md. Advocacy Group Joins N.H. Health Dept. To Share Lessons From Hepatitis C OutbreakAfter spending a year investigating the hepatitis C outbreak at Exeter Hospital, New Hampshire's public health department is working with two advocacy groups to share its recommendations. One of those groups is based in Maryland.
Tech Pleads Guilty For Multistate Hepatitis C Outbreak That Includes Md.A traveling hospital technician accused of causing a multistate outbreak of hepatitis C last year pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal drug charges in New Hampshire under an agreement that calls for him to serve 30 to 40 years in prison.
Plea Deal Reveals More About N.H. Tech Accused Of Spreading Hepatitis In Md.A traveling hospital technician strikes a plea deal on charges he knowingly infected dozens of patients with deadly Hepatitis C--some of them here in Maryland. We're learning about new red flags that should have kept him out of the medical field.
Hepatitis C Testing From N.H. Outbreak Slows 1 Year After Med Tech's Arrest On Drug ChargesFormer medical technician David Kwiatkowski has been jailed for close to a year -- longer than most of the temporary stints he worked at hospitals around the country before landing in New Hampshire in 2011.
Loopholes Allowed Health Care Worker To Transmit Hepatitis C To PatientsHe's accused of exposing nearly 2,000 patients to hepatitis, including several in Maryland. Now a new report details how a healthcare worker lied to keep working at hospitals in eight different states.
Hepatitis C Report Finds Gaps In Regulations: Maryland Urges Better LicensingChanges are likely coming after authorities find a former Maryland hospital worker infects almost half a dozen patients in the state with hepatitis C.