No. D071001.

23 Cal.App.5th 206 (2018)

CHRISTOPHER ALEXANDER et al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. SCRIPPS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LA JOLLA et al., Defendants and Respondents.

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

April 16, 2018.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Benjamin Cheeks and Christopher M. Alexander for Plaintiffs and Appellants.

Cole Pedroza, Kenneth R. Pedroza and Matthew S. Levinson for Defendants and Respondents Gustavo Lugo, Jr., Preeti Mehta, Donald J. Ritt and Marie P. Shieh.

Creason & Aarvig and James A. Creason for Defendant and Appellant Gustavo Lugo, Jr.

LaFollette, Johnson, Dehaas, Fesler & Ames and James J. Wallace II for Defendant and Respondent Preeti Mehta.

Neil Dymott and Robert W. Frank for Defendant and Respondent Donald J. Ritt.

Hegeler & Anderson and Barton H. Hegeler for Defendant and Respondent Marie P. Shieh.

Higgs Fletcher & Mack, John Morris , William A. Low , Kathryn A. Martin and Rachel E. Moffitt for Defendants and Respondents Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Shawn Evans, Ayana Boyd-King, Ernest Pund, Charles Ettari and Karen Knight.



This case raises issues concerning the legal obligations imposed on health care providers when a patient's health care directives conflict with the providers' opinions that the requested care would be medically...

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