Nixa State Rep Named In Lawsuit

A Christian County lawmaker who is facing federal charges has now been named in another lawsuit.

State Representative Patricia Derges of Nixa is is named in a civil lawsuit along with her husband, Daniel.

The lawsuit was filed by a former patient who accuses Derges of misleading him into believing she could cure his back pain.

Federal prosecutors indicted Derges in 2021 for filling claims for COVID-19 treatments that investigators say were never performed.