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Martin v. PacifiCare of California, G041732

In an appeal from a judgment of the trial court granting defendant's motion for a nonsuit, judgment is affirmed where the plain language of Health and Safety Code section 1371.25 prevents a health care service plan from being held vicariously liable for a medical provider's acts or omissions and insurance bad faith is not necessarily a direct liability theory.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 08/31/2011
  • Published 08/31/2011

Judges

  • ARONSON

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel