Blau v. NorthridgeHospital
Respondent the Northridge Hospital Medical Center barred Carl Blau, M.D., from its premises, effectively revoking his privileges to practice at the hospital, due to disruption he caused in one of the hospitals labs. Blau appeals from denial of his petition for a writ of administrative mandamus. Court conclude that Blau is collaterally estopped from making the principal legal argument he advances on appeal. On the narrow ground presented by the procedural posture of this case, Court affirm.