8/9/22 Morgan v. The Regents of the U. of Cal. CA
On October 12, 2011, plaintiff filed her first amended complaint against defendants the Regents of the University of California, Jeffrey Wang, M.D., Rahoul Basho, M.D., and Joshua Bales, M.D. for medical negligence. Summary judgment was entered in favor of defendants on November 1, 2012. Plaintiff filed a notice of appeal, but voluntarily dismissed it.
B. Plaintiff’s Second Action
On October 28, 2016, plaintiff filed a first amended complaint against defendants for absence of informed consent, battery, negligence per se, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, product liability, and negligence, concerning the same surgery. Defendants demurred to the complaint on res judicata grounds, which was sustained without leave to amend. The judgment of dismissal was affirmed on appeal. (Morgan v. Wang, et al. (Oct. 11, 2018, B284748) [nonpub. opn.].)