NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Natchez Regional Medical Center's $46 million lawsuit against its former management company will move forward this week as the Nov. 30 trial date approaches.
The Natchez Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/TLW6EM ) the parties — NRMC and Quorum Health Services — are scheduled to be in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Tuesday for the trying of pre-trial motions.
NRMC's board attorney, Walter Brown, said a settlement conference is scheduled but there is not a guarantee any kind of settlement will occur.
The hospital filed the lawsuit in December 2009, alleging that Quorum mismanaged the hospital, which resulted in NRMC's February 2009 bankruptcy filing.
Information from: The Natchez Democrat, http://www.natchezdemocrat.com/