Sutter Health Uninsured Pricing Cases, C054983
In a class action against a hospital system alleging that it improperly denied plaintiffs discounts it granted insured patients, trial court's denial of plaintiffs-intervenors's motion to intervene and overruling of their objections to the settlement of the action is affirmed where: 1) plaintiff failed to file a proper motion to intervene under the Code of Civil Procedure; and 2) plaintiff failed to support any of his arguments as to why the settlement should not be approved.
- Decided 02/24/2009
- Published 02/24/2009
California Court of Appeal
Wilcoxen, Callahan, Montgomery & Deacon, Steven Schultz and Daniel Wilcoxen, Sacramento, Ryan & Fong, Timothy J. Ryan, Sacramento, Emry J. Allen and Gerald B. Glazer, Attorneys at Law, Elk Grove, for Movant and Appellant.
Jones Day, Jeffrey A. LeVee and Samantha S. Eisner, Los Angeles, for Respondent Sutter Health., Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, Kelly M. Dermody, Daniel M. Hutchinson and Jenna M. Whitman, San Francisco, for Defendants and Respondents Nathaniel Pollack et al.