Amicus Brief: AHA, Others File in 11th Circuit Case on PREP Act Immunity - July 27, 2021

The AHA joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and American Medical Association in urging the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals to void a district court decision that refused to allow the case to proceed in federal court and denied the full protections of the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act of 2005 for health care providers and other covered entities involved in the administration, manufacture, distribution, use or allocation of countermeasures during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

NO. 21-11765
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT

________________
HOWARD SCHLEIDER, FELICE VINARUB,
as Co-Personal Representatives for the
Estate of Sara Schleider, Deceased,

                                                          Plaintiffs-Appellees,
v.

GVDB OPERATIONS, LLC, d.b.a. Grand Villa of Delray East,
JSMGV MANAGEMENT COMPANY, LLC,
a Florida Limited Liability Company,

                                                                Defendants-Appellants.

On Appeal from the United States District Court
for the Southern District of Florida, No. 9:21-cv-80664-WPD

BRIEF FOR AMICI CURIAE THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AMERICAN
HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION, AMERICAN MEDICAL
ASSOCIATION, AND FLORIDA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
IN SUPPORT OF APPELLANTS


Daryl Joseffer                                                                     Jeffrey S. Bucholtz
Jennifer B. Dickey                                                               Alexander Kazam
U.S. CHAMBER                                                                  KING & SPALDING LLP
LITIGATION CENTER                                                        1700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
1615 H Street NW                                                               Washington, DC 20006
Washington, DC 20062                                                       (202) 737-0500
Counsel for the Chamber of                                                jbucholtz@kslaw.com
Commerce of the United                                                     Counsel for the Chamber of
States of America                                                               Commerce of the United States
                                                                                           of America and American
                                                                                           Hospital Association

                                                       July 27, 2021                                                 
                                    (Additional counsel listed on inside cover) 

View the entire brief below. 

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