JSH Reporter Summer 2016 - Page 6

APPELLATEHIGHLIGHTS 006 APPELLATE HIGHLIGHTS AUTHOR: Jon Barnes EMAIL: jbarnes@jshfirm.com BIO: jshfirm.com/jonathanpbarnes Following is a list of the Appellate Cases from the last year we believe are of interest to our diverse group of clients. If you would like any additional information on the cases below, please feel free to contact any of the lawyers in our Appellate Department. regardless of whether federal law preempts Arizona’s medical lien statutes. June 9, 2016 ACLU-AZ v. ADCS (Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One) Arizona’s public records law requires a state agency to search its electronic database, but does not require it to analyze the data to compile previously un-compiled statistics. MORE INFORMATION: http://www.azcourts.gov/Portals/0/OpinionFiles/ Supreme/2016/CV150013PR.pdf May 17, 2016 MORE INFORMATION: http://www.azcourts.gov/Portals/0/OpinionFiles/ Div1/2016/1%20CA-CV%2014-0781.pdf Rasor v. Northwest Hospital, LLC dba Northwest Medical Center May 23, 2016 Plaintiffs’ wound care nursing specialist was not qualified to testify as a standard of care expert for intensive care nurses under A.R.S. § 12-2604. (Arizona Court of Appeals, Division Two) Abbott v. Banner Health Network (Arizona Supreme Court) Settlements requiring patients to pay treating hospitals negotiated amounts to release medical liens were valid MORE INFORMATION: https://www.appeals2.az.gov/Decisions/ CV20150065opinion.pdf Your Appellate Team WE CAN HELP WITH ALL LEVELS & TYPES OF APPEALS INCLUDING: • • • • • • • • Automobile Liability Civil Rights Defense Commercial Construction Criminal Employment Family General Civil Liability • • • • • • • • EILEEN DENNIS GILBRIDE 602.263.4430 Governmental and School Liability Insurance Defense/Bad Faith Medical/Professional Liability Personal Injury Premises Liability Product Liability Workers’ Compensation and more LORI VOEPEL 602.263.7312 Available to Consult, Co-counsel or Handle Motions and Appeals in State & Federal Courts 85 Collective Years of Appellate Experience Over 750 Appeals in State and Federal Courts All Former AZ Supreme Court, AZ Court of Appeals or Ninth Circuit Judicial Clerks JONATHAN BARNES 602.263.4437 JENNIFER ANDERSON 602.263.4419 JUSTIN ACKERMAN 602.263.4552