California Supreme Court Rules Statute Of Limitations Applies In Negligence Suit

(May 9, 2016, 12:43 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — The Supreme Court of California on May 5 ruled that a lower appellate court erred by finding that a woman’s negligence suit against a hospital was filed in a timely manner (Catherine Flores v. Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, No. S209836, Calif. Sup.; 2016 Cal. LEXIS 2561).

(Opinion available. Document #77-160511-003Z.)

California’s high court said Catherine Flores’ alleged injury while in Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital resulted from alleged negligence in the use and maintenance of equipment needed to implement the doctor’s orders concerning her medical treatment....
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