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The Texas Supreme Court ruled that the lower court properly dismissed an Ohio bridal shop's claim against a Dallas hospital. A nurse who had treated a patient infected with the Ebola virus had visited the bridal shop, which had to temporarily close after the nurse was diagnosed with the virus. The business never recovered and had to shutter permanently. 

AUSTIN, Texas  – The Texas Supreme Court ruled that the lower court properly dismissed an Ohio bridal shop's claim against a Dallas hospital. A nurse who had treated a patient infected with the Ebola virus had visited the bridal shop, which had to temporarily close after the nurse was diagnosed with the virus. The business never recovered and had to shutter permanently. 

The shop was required under the Texas Medical Liability Act to submit an expert report summarizing the standards of care the hospital allegedly violated but it failed to do so.

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