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Superior Court of Delaware: Certain credentials committee information is discoverable

The Superior Court of Delaware (the "Court") granted part of a plaintiff's motion to compel discovery of certain documents used by a hospital's credentials committee, finding that the plaintiff's allegations were substantial enough that further discovery may flesh out her argument. The plaintiff, Deborah Palmer, filed suit against the defendant, Christiana Care Health Services, Inc. (the "Hospital") following the death of her husband. Palmer brought forth allegations against the Hospital of respondeat superior (i.e., being responsible for the acts of its agent), agency, supervision, and failure to control the neurosurgeon who operated on her husband.

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