Sedgwick Jury Trial Bad Faith Victory Results in Appellate Court Decision Barring Vicarious Liability

more+
less-

A couple of years ago, Sedgwick authored an amicus brief, which the California Court of Appeal in Watanabe v. California Physicians' Service (2008) 169 Cal.App.4th 56 relied upon to hold that California Health & Safety Code section 1371.25 barred claims against a healthcare service plan that were based on vicarious liability for the acts or omissions of a healthcare provider who contracted to deliver medical care and services to the healthcare plan's enrollees.....

Please see full article below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Conflict of Laws Updates, Health Updates, Insurance Updates, Personal Injury Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Sedgwick LLP | Attorney Advertising

Don't miss a thing! Build a custom news brief:

Read fresh new writing on compliance, cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, whistleblowers, social media, hiring & firing, patent reform, the NLRB, Obamacare, the SEC…

…or whatever matters the most to you. Follow authors, firms, and topics on JD Supra.

Create your news brief now - it's free and easy »