FRESNO, Calif. - The Fifth District California Court of Appeal on Nov. 20 affirmed a $5 million medical malpractice settlement, finding the percentage to be paid by two defendants to be appropriate (Courtney Franklin v. Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, et al., No. F065620, Calif. App., 5th Dist.; 2013 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 8443).