SEIU, Kaiser Escape Hospital Operator's Antitrust Claims

Law360, New York (August 31, 2012, 3:15 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday dismissed Prime Healthcare Services Inc.'s suit accusing Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and the Service Employees International Union of conspiring to muscle the hospital management company out of the market for emergency care services.

But while U.S. District Judge Janis Sammartino granted a bid from the Kaiser defendants — Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Southern California Permanente Medical Group and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. — to nix the suit, she did so without prejudice, leaving Prime Healthcare a 21-day window to file an...
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