Calif. Appeals Court Sides With Scripps In Doctor Denial Row

Law360, Los Angeles (November 27, 2013, 7:52 PM EST) -- A California appeals court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by a doctor accusing Scripps Health's board of trustees of improperly denying him medical privileges at three Scripps Health hospitals after a review committee found he'd committed acts of sexual harassment against staff at another hospital.

The action arises out of the denial of medical staff membership and surgical privileges to plaintiff Michael Michalski, who brought a petition for writ of administrative mandate seeking to overturn the denial. Judge Joel M. Pressman of the Superior Court of...
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