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Brockovich Turns To Appeals Court In Latest Battle

Law360 (December 1, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- True to her word, famed crusader Erin Brockovich has taken her latest cause to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, seeking to overturn a California judge’s decision to toss out a slew of suits over alleged abuses of the Medicare system.

Brockovich filed the appeal on Wednesday, hoping that the higher court will allow her to proceed with a campaign that has basically been stopped in its tracks.

Last month, U.S. District Judge David Carter ruled that Brockovich had no right to sue hospitals and convalescent...
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