No. 03-16004.

394 F.3d 1290 (2005)

Douglas DEES, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Helmuth T. BILLY, M.D.; Gregory E. Ginn, M.D., Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Filed January 19, 2005.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

W. Ruel Walker, Oakland, CA, argued the cause for the appellant; Carl M. Hebert, Reno, NV, was on the briefs.

Denise H. Greer, Schmid & Voiles, Los Angeles, CA, argued the cause for the appellees; Patricia Egan Daehnke, Bonne, Bridges, Mueller, O'Keefe & Nichols, Las Vegas, NV, was on the brief.

Before O'SCANNLAIN, COWEN, and BEA, Circuit Judges.

O'SCANNLAIN, Circuit Judge.

We must decide whether we have jurisdiction to review a district court order that stayed the plaintiff's medical malpractice action, compelled arbitration, and administratively closed the case.


In February 1998, Douglas Dees was diagnosed by his family physician as suffering from elevated blood calcium levels and was referred to Drs. Helmuth Billy and Gregory Ginn ("Doctors...

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