No. G032799.

30 Cal.Rptr.3d 230 (2005)

130 Cal.App.4th 729

David H. PAYNE, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. ANAHEIM MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER, INC., Defendant and Respondent.

Court of Appeals of California, Fourth District, Division Three.

Rehearing Denied July 20, 2005.

Review Denied October 12, 2005.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert C. Moest for Plaintiff and Appellant.

McDermott Will & Emery, Richard J. Frey and Dan Chammas, for Defendant and Respondent.



The doctrine requiring exhaustion of internal remedies before resort to the courts is sound and wise — where such remedies are adequate. Sometimes, however, they are not. Where, as here, the "internal remedies" included no requirement of a hearing or formal resolution of the complaints raised, they cannot bar access to the courts.

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