A Philadelphia judge has allowed a medical malpractice lawsuit to proceed against New York City’s Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, finding that jurisdiction is proper in part because the claims revolve around allegedly false MRI results the hospital provided to the now-deceased plaintiff after he had returned home to Pennsylvania.

The Estate of David Albert sued Sloan Kettering, along with several other defendants, alleging that Albert died because the hospital failed to inform him and his Pennsylvania doctors that the results of an MRI he underwent at its facility showed he was at risk for bleeding in his head.

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