University Sues To Wrest Control Of Hospital From Tenet

Law360, New York (August 22, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The University of Southern California has filed a lawsuit seeking to wrest control of the university’s hospital from a Tenet Healthcare Corp. subsidiary, claiming that damage to Tenet’s reputation and finances have compromised its ability to run the hospital.

The complaint, filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, asks the court to declare the agreements between the Tenet subsidiary—called USC University Hospital Inc.—and the university null, to order USC University Hospital Inc. to vacate the hospital and to deliver a quitclaim deed giving the university a...
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