Regents of the University of California

Regents of the University of Cal. v. Superior Court (2015) 240 Cal.App.4th 1296

GMSR obtains writ directing summary judgment in favor of UCLA in student’s negligence lawsuit

Nov 14, 2014 Healthcare Law
Sperber v. Regents of the University of California (Nov. 14, 2014, B247910) 2014 WL 6058172 [nonpublished opinion]

GMSR’s clients, the Regents and several of its doctors, obtained summary judgment in a medical negligence action with expert declarations that everything they did was within the standard of care and nothing they did caused the decedent’s death. The only declaration plaintiff submitted in opposition

Nov 03, 2011 Healthcare Law
Wachtel v. Regents of the University of Cal. (Nov. 3, 2011, B221419) 2011 WL 5222863 [nonpublished opinion]

“The Court of Appeal affirmed a judgment in favor of GMSR’s client, The Regents of the University of California, and multiple other medical defendants after the trial court sustained a demurrer without leave to amend on the plaintiffs’ sixth attempt to amend their complaint to

Feb 10, 2010 Civil Procedure
Arellano v. Regents of University of California (Feb. 10, 2010, G041485) 2010 WL 455396 [nonpublished opinion]

Plaintiff was represented by two law firms, neither of which prepared or filed opposition to the defendant’s motion for summary judgment based on the standard of care. One firm unilaterally withdrew from representing plaintiff a few days before the hearing and the other firm asked

Loerch v. Regents of the University of Cal. (Apr. 7, 2009, D051154) 2009 WL 924420 [nonpublished opinion]

The plaintiff sought reversal of a defense verdict in medical malpractice suit. He faulted the trial court for failing to investigate allegations of juror misconduct midway through trial and for denying his motion to augment his expert’s declaration. He also challenged a ruling that sustained

Jan 10, 2007 Civil Procedure
Aller v. Board of Regents of University of California (Jan. 10, 2007, B180684) 2007 WL 60779 [nonpublished opinion]

GMSR secured a victorious ending in a 14-year-old case against the UC Regents. The case had earlier been dismissed for failure to prosecute, which dismissal was reversed on a prior appeal. More than five years after the case returned to the trial court, the action

Jul 24, 2006 Civil Procedure
Feied v. Regents of University of California (July 24, 2006, A112481) 2006 WL 2046963 [nonpublished opinion]

Marc Poster secured this victory in association with University counsel. A former University of California employee sought continuing retirement benefits even though he had cashed out of the University’s retirement system when he left University employment many years ago. First, he lost a state breach

Nov 29, 2004 Healthcare Law
Slack v. Regents of University of California (Nov. 29, 2004, B164521) 2004 WL 2699976 [nonpublished opinion]

Appropriateness of trial court’s denial of trial continuance

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