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Nevada's largest health management organization lost a bid for dismissal of a civil lawsuit filed by two men who say they contracted hepatitis C during outpatient procedures at a Las Vegas clinic owned by a criminally convicted former network doctor.
Nurse anesthetist Keith Mathahs was sentenced to 28 to 72 months in prison Thursday for his role in the 2007 hepatitis C outbreak. Marshals handcuffed Mathahs and led him out of the courtroom after District Judge Valerie Adair handed out the sentence.
Dr. Dipak Desai was sentenced Thursday to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 18 years for his criminal convictions in the deadly hepatitis C outbreak. Patty Aspinwall, who testified at Dr. Dipak Desai's criminal trial after
Dr. Dipak Desai faces heavy prison time at his sentencing Thursday in the criminal case stemming from the hepatitis C outbreak. State probation officers in a secret report have recommended significant time behind bars on top of a potential murder
A second hepatitis C victim in the criminal case against Dr. Dipak Desai has died, the Las Vegas Review-Journal has learned. Michael Washington, 73, who testified during this year's trial of Desai and nurse anesthetist Ronald Lakeman, died of
Prosecutors expect sentencing to be postponed for a former Las Vegas endoscopy clinic owner convicted of second-degree murder, patient neglect and other charges in a 2007 hepatitis C outbreak...The 63-year-old Desai and a former clinic employee,
The federal trial of Dr. Dipak Desai and his clinic manager, Tonya Rushing, on conspiracy and health care fraud charges stemming from the hepatitis C outbreak has been reset for Feb. 11...District Judge Gloria Navarro continued the trial, which was
The Devil and Dr. Dipak Desai were waiting to get on an elevator at the Regional Justice Center the other day. Satan was hard to spot with so many attorneys milling around , but Desai was easy to identify. After spending months in the news as he
The foreman of the jury that convicted Dr. Dipak Desai and nurse anesthetist Ronald Lakeman in the hepatitis C outbreak says he hopes the medical community learns a big lesson from the verdict. I hope it sends a strong message that this sort of
Jun Guerrero, brother-in-law of Rodolfo Meana, the first to die from the 2007 hepatitis outbreak in Las Vegas, struggled to explain just how distraught the former Filipino military colonel was after contracting the virus. He was so sad, Guerrero said