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BUCKHORN v. ST. JUDE HERITAGE MED. GROUP, G032748

Denial of defendant's motion to compel arbitration in a wrongful termination action is reversed where his tort claim falls within the scope of the arbitration clause as it stems from the contractual relationship between the parties.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 08/31/2004
  • Published 08/31/2004

Judges

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, Peter M. Stone, Daniel M. Glassman and Michael J. Rozak, Costa Mesa, for Defendant and Appellant St. Jude Hospital Yorba Linda., Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, William V. Whelen and Karin Dougan Vogel, San Diego, for Defendant and Appellant St. Jude Heritage Medical Group., Law Offices of Eric Y. Nishizawa, Eric Y. Nishizawa;  Law Offices of Ricardo A. Torres II and Ricardo A. Torres II, Los Angeles, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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