Mar 25, 1999 Timothy T. Coates, Alison M. Turner, Martin Stein Healthcare Law
Barris v. County of Los Angeles (1999) 20 Cal.4th 101

The California Supreme Court held that an Emergency Medical Treatment & Active Labor Act (EMTALA) claim based on “failure to stabilize” a patient prior to transfer is subject to the $250,000 limitation under California’s Civil Code section 3333.2 of the 1975 Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act.

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