September 23, 2002 |
A state Superior Court judge in Los Angeles last week cleared the way for a lawsuit that accuses several Los Angeles doctors and a back pain clinic of misleading and deceptive advertising related to claims for a treatment known as Diskcure. Dr.
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June 13, 2000 |
The lawyer who filed suit last month alleging that UC Irvine's fertility clinic sold a couple's complete genetic material to another woman said Monday that she may seek class-action status for the case.
July 19, 1997 |
The University of California has agreed to a $10-million settlement with 50 couples who had been enrolled in UCI's now-closed fertility clinic and sued after learning that doctors had allegedly stolen eggs from unsuspecting female patients, plaintiffs' attorneys announced Friday. The accord, which the attorneys said must be approved by an Orange County judge, would end in one stroke about half of the more than 100 civil lawsuits filed after the fertility scandal broke in the fall of 1994.
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May 29, 1997
A doctor who worked in the UCI fertility clinic sued the university and its two top officials Wednesday, alleging they libeled her with the intention of harassing her into leaving the school. The suit filed in Santa Ana Superior Court by Dr. Jane L. Frederick accuses Chancellor Laurel L. Wilkening, Executive Vice Chancellor Sidney H. Golub and the university of making "reckless and false allegations" against her and of intentional infliction of emotional distress.
March 12, 1996 |
A Superior Court judge has denied the University of California's motion to seal depositions and other evidence in lawsuits stemming from UCI's fertility clinic scandal. Judge Leonard Goldstein on Friday found that "there was not good cause to justify keeping this information secret from the public," said Karen Frederiksen, an attorney representing the Los Angeles Times and the National Broadcasting Co., both of which opposed the motion.
June 9, 1995 |
A Corona couple treated at UC Irvine's Center for Reproductive Health alleged in a suit filed Thursday that doctors took their fertilized eggs and implanted them in another woman who gave birth to twins three years ago. The suit, filed by John and Deborah Challender, says the center harvested as many as 46 eggs and promised that a number would be fertilized and saved.