- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 1, 2014

BALTIMORE (AP) - Court documents show that settlements have been reached in two class-action lawsuits over unnecessary artery stents placed in patients at a Towson hospital.

The former owner of St. Joseph Medical Center tells The Daily Record (https://bit.ly/1h0ikDU ) that agreements have been reached to resolve the cases. Federal and city courts in Baltimore still must give formal approval.

The settlements will include Catholic Health Initiatives Inc., St. Joseph and former cardiologist Mark Midei, who performed many of the stent operations.

Terms of the settlements were not disclosed.

In 2010, the hospital notified more than 500 patients that they may have been given unnecessary stents. Midei’s medical license was revoked in 2011.

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Information from: The Daily Record of Baltimore, https://www.mddailyrecord.com


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