GMSR Wins Affirmance Of Anti-SLAPP Ruling

Melamed v. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (2017) 8 Cal.App.5th 1271. A physician sued a hospital and some doctors, alleging that the summary suspension of his medical staff privileges was motivated by retaliatory animus.  The Court of Appeal affirmed the dismissal of the suit under the anti-SLAPP statute.  On the first

Melamed v. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Oct. 6, 2017, B263095) 2017 WL 4510849

GMSR wins affirmance of anti-SLAPP ruling

Adams v. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Aug, 22, 2014, B247957) 2014 WL 4162789 [nonpublished opinion]

Court of Appeal affirms application of anti-SLAPP statute to summary suspension of medical staff privileges

Krishnan v. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Jan. 23, 2008, B194755) 2008 WL 186652 [nonpublished opinion]

Defendants moved for summary judgment on a medical malpractice claim. Plaintiff filed his opposition more than a week late, asking the trial court to excuse the lateness because of an unspecified calendaring error by his counsel’s office. The trial court denied the request and granted

McCormick-Gordon v. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Jan. 24, 2005, B172622) 2005 WL 236558 [nonpublished opinion]

Propriety of rejecting medical malpractice expert’s testimony on the basis of the expert’s lack of qualifications and his failure to provide a reasonable basis for his opinions

Frankel v. Cedars-Sinai Foundation (Nov. 17, 2004, B170399) 2004 WL 2601543 [nonpublished opinion]

Admissibility of evidence and various jury-trial issues in medical malpractice action

Hayes v. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Sept. 9, 2004, B166463) 2004 WL 2005438 [nonpublished opinion]

Medical staff privileges; extent of right to fair procedure” in connection with initial application”

Weinberg v. Cedar- Sinai Medical Center (2004) 119 Cal.App.4th 1098

Standard of review to be applied when hospital’s governing body reviews peer reviews staff privileges determination

Aug 19, 2003 Civil Procedure
Bray v. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 2003 Cal.App. Unpub. LEXIS 7844

Dismissal as discovery sanction

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