ATTENTION ALL FORMER FEMALE PATIENTS OF CHARLESTON AREA MEDICAL CENTER, INC. (“CAMC”) WHO HAD A COLONOSCOPY OR SIGMOIODOSCOPY PROCEDURE PEREFORMED AT CAMC BY DR. STEVEN R. MATULIS AND CHARLESTON GASTROENTEROLOGY ASSOCIATES, PLLC

Original source:  https://wvhospital-settlement.com/

A.H., et al. v. Matulis, et al.
In the Circuit Court of Kanawha County, West Virginia
Civil Action No. 18-C-176 

ATTENTION ALL FORMER FEMALE PATIENTS OF CHARLESTON AREA MEDICAL CENTER, INC. (“CAMC”) WHO HAD A COLONOSCOPY OR SIGMOIODOSCOPY PROCEDURE PEREFORMED AT CAMC BY DR. STEVEN R. MATULIS AND CHARLESTON GASTROENTEROLOGY ASSOCIATES, PLLC

A proposed Settlement has been reached between CAMC, Charleston Gastroenterology Associates, PLLC, a professional group of doctors which Dr. Matulis was a part of, and Steven R. Matulis, M.D. (“Defendants”) and former female patients of CAMC (“Plaintiffs) individually and on behalf of approximately 2,500 putative class members. The settlement resolves a class action lawsuit about that Defendant violated various duties, law and public policies regarding female patients who had a colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy procedures performed by Dr. Steven R. Matulis, M.D. and Charleston Gastroenterology Associate, PLLC, his practice group, at CAMC’s hospital in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia between January 1, 2010 and February 17, 2016.

You may be eligible to receive a monetary settlement award if you had a colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy procedure performed by Dr. Steven R. Matulis, M.D. and Charleston Gastroenterology Associate, PLLC, his practice group, at CAMC’s hospital in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia between January 1, 2010 and February 17, 2016.

The Defendants deny that they have done anything wrong and the Court has not yet ruled on the merits of any of Plaintiffs’ claims and Plaintiffs believe that the proposed Settlement with Defendants is, under all the circumstances, fair and in the best interest of the Settlement Class.

Please refer to the Class Notice, by clicking here or visiting the Important Documents tab of this website, for more detailed information on the Settlement and your legal rights and options under the Settlement.


The Settlement

The Parties have reached an agreement to the Settlement, which is subject to final approval by the Court.  The Final Fairness Hearing will be held on May 6, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., at the Kanawha County Courthouse, 111 Court Street, 4th Floor, Charleston, West Virginia 25301.


Important Dates:

Exclusion “opt Out” Deadline: April 19, 2021

Objection Deadline: April 19, 2021

Final Fairness Hearing: May 6, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

 

 

 

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