Hospital Ditches Appeal In Patient-Stealing Row With Rival

Law360, New York (October 4, 2013, 6:08 PM EDT) -- Tri-City Medical Center has dropped its unfair competition dispute in California state court against rival hospital owner Scripps Health Inc. for allegedly having its doctors steer patients away from Tri-City, the medical center said Friday.

Oceanside, Calif.-based Tri-City is dropping its appeal of a California state judge’s March decision dismissing Tri-City’s suit, in which he ruled that it had not adequately proved its claims about Scripps, according to its statement Friday. Representatives for Tri-City could not immediately be reached for comment on specific reasons for Tri-City’s...
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