Jury Rejects Surgeon's California Conspiracy Claim Against Hospital, Surgeons

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - A California jury on April 6 rejected an orthopedic surgeon's claims that a hospital, the hospital's trauma director and four of the hospital's on-call neurosurgeons conspired to keep him from joining the hospital's on-call panel in violation of California's antitrust law (Alan Moelleken, M.D., et al. v. Cottage Health System, et al., No. 1339785, Calif. Super., Santa Barbara Co.).  Subscribers may view the special verdict form within the full update.

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