Manchester, NH. Nixon Peabody LLP has been retained by Exeter Hospital in New Hampshire as coordinating counsel for the criminal, regulatory, and civil actions arising from the infection of 31 patients with hepatitis-C allegedly by a former hospital employee. This story has garnered national attention.
Nixon Peabody attorneys Scott O’Connell, Gordon MacDonald, and Anthony Galdieri are representing the hospital, which has filed an action seeking a protective order to bar the state of New Hampshire from overreaching requests that compromise patient privacy. (Exeter Hospital Inc. v. Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis et al., New Hampshire Superior Court, Merrimack County.)
Several news outlets are following Nixon Peabody’s representation and the New Hampshire Attorney General’s opposition to the protective order: