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New California Lawsuit for Failure to Follow Advance Directive & POLST

A new lawsuit in Fresno County Superior Court joins the small but growing number of lawsuits brought against healthcare providers for failing to follow an advance directive or POLST.  

The case is Marcum v. St. Agnes Medical Center.  Motions on the first amended complaint are now being submitted.  

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