Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - U.S. Immune From Doctor's Work-Related Claims, Federal Judge Finds

Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - U.S. Immune From Doctor's Work-Related Claims, Federal Judge Finds

SAN DIEGO - A doctor cannot pursue claims under the California Labor Code and unfair competition law (UCL) against his former employer, the U.S. Veterans Health Administration (VA), because the claims are barred by sovereign immunity, a federal judge held May 9 (Walter M. Shaw v. Veterans Health Administration, et al., No. 12-2369, S.D. Calif.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 64598).

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