Q: Can the ER ask someone with a high fever to sit in a car with no air conditioning in a parking lot that is 100°f
Short answer is yes, should they is another question entirely. Many of the norms we typically associate with hospital protocols have been altered by COVID-19. If you suffered an injury as a result of that situation it may be worth contacting an attorney for a private consultation.
Medical Malpractice cases are notoriously difficult and you would need an expert to say they breached the standard of care when telling you to do so.
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