Rather, U.S. District Judge
"To the extent Methodist contends that
"We are disappointed in the court's decision and are evaluating the details of the ruling. We remain committed to our mission of delivering outstanding healthcare and meeting the needs of the communities we serve," she said.
Reaction from OSF was positive.
The antitrust lawsuit, filed three years ago in
Darrow said she found no evidence of that.
"The evidence does not show any threats of that kind. At most, it shows (
Her order granted a motion for summary judgement by OSF. Such a motion is a common occurrence in civil cases and usually involves one side telling the judge that there are not facts in dispute or that no jury could possibly rule against them.
Darrow also noted the move in 2010 by
"When it wanted to move to a broader network, it did so, and paid for it. Accordingly, Methodist was never unlawfully foreclosed by
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