CM Team Defeats “Due Process” Claim Against Private Medical Association

June 19, 2015 / News

CM Appellate Practice Group Co-Chair Melinda Kollross won affirmance from the Illinois Appellate Court, First District of an order denying injunctive relief and dismissing the complaint of a physician whose diplomate status and board certification were revoked by a private medical association after the physician’s license was restricted by a state medical board. The Appellate Court found that the medical association complied with its by-laws and satisfied the rudimentary due process standard by affording the physician an opportunity to respond in writing to the potential revocation, which the physician did, and that an in-person hearing was not required. CM partner Brian Riordan successfully defended the claim in the trial court.

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