Apr 09, 2010 Healthcare Law
Court of Appeal affirms dismissal of plaintiff’s medical malpractice action on statute of limitations

Gordon v. Kawamoto (2010) 2010 Cal.App Unpub. LEXIS 2577 (California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division One) [unpublished]. Injuries suffered allegedly as a result of surgery at UCSD in November 2003 following a dune buggy accident. Action filed in April 2007 was for injuries suffered during subsequent surgeries by a different doctor in 2004 and 2005. In July 2007, plaintiff attempted to add the Regents (UCSD) as a defendant. Held, the action against the Regents was time-barred by the three-year statute of limitations in November 2006.