Cotton v. Starcare Med. Group (Mar. 7, 2012, G045538) 2012 WL 748754 [nonpublished opinion]

GMSR’s clients, two Medicare-funded HMOs, are defendants in the underlying action alleging wrongful death and elder abuse. They had successfully demurred to plaintiffs’ claims on the ground, among others, that the plaintiffs’ state law claims against them were preempted by the federal Medicare Act. After

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