The following statement was issued by Memorial University today:
Memorial University has formally filed a Statement of Defense in the lawsuit brought against it by Marilyn Harvey, the research nurse who worked with Dr. Ranjit Chandra at the Janeway Hospital. Ms. Harvey is suing the university.
In its Statement of Defense, Memorial University denies the allegations made by Ms. Harvey. There is no factual or legal basis for her claim.
The university’s defense is summarized as follows:
- Ms. Harvey was under secondment from the Janeway Hospital to Dr. Chandra to assist him in the capacity of research nurse from October 1987-February 1994. At no time material to this action was Marilyn Harvey either an employee of Memorial University or otherwise under the direct care or control of Memorial University.
The university will not be commenting further as the matter is before the courts.