SCHIFF v. PRADOS, A087171
A doctor's duty to inform a patient of available choices with respect to proposed therapy and of the dangers inherently and potentially involved does not include the duty to discuss a treatment that cannot legally be administered in the state.
- Decided 09/28/2001
- Published 09/28/2001
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Law Offices of Edward J. Nevin, Edward J. Nevin, San Francisco, Law Offices of Daniel U. Smith, Daniel U. Smith, Los Angeles, Ted W. Pelletier, for Appellants.
- For Appellees:
- Greines, Martin, Stein & Richland, Jennifer L. King, Martin Stein, Beverly Hills, Anderson, Galloway & Lucchese, Walnut Creek, Sonja M. Dahl, Pleasanton, Thomas J. Donnelly, Walnut Creek, for Respondent., Susan L. Penney, Catherine I. Hanson, San Francisco, for Amici Curiae: California Medical Association, California Dental Association and California Healthcare Association on behalf of Respondent.