In Coastal Surgical Institute v. Blevins (B254787, filed 1/12/15) the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, held that the tolling provisions of Insurance Code section 11583 apply to the one-year limitations...more
In Rashidi v. Moser (No. S214430, filed 12/15/2014), the California Supreme Court held that in medical professional negligence cases, the noneconomic damages cap applies only to the amount of damages awarded to a plaintiff in...more
It has been over thirty-five years since California became a leader in healthcare reform, addressing the malpractice insurance crisis in a measured way. In 1975, the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (“MICRA”) capped...more
In this Issue:
- AB 1000 and Corporate Practice in California: More than Meets the Eye—or Less?
- Loose Lips Sink Ships and Careless E-mails Torpedo a Transaction
- New Faces
- Points from the...more
Michael Newman authored an op-ed for the May 29th edition of the Daily Journal to speak out against what he believes is an initiative that will deceive California voters this coming November.
Newman writes that the...more
Catherine Flores v. Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
Court of Appeal, Second District (February 27, 2013)
Plaintiff Catherine Flores (“Flores”) was a patient at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital. On March 5,...more
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