UCSF Doctors Shake Claims Over Unsupervised Procedures

Law360, New York (April 22, 2013, 6:13 PM ET) -- Doctors at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center largely shook off allegations in a False Claims Act suit by a surgeon claiming a former patient had died in part because of unsupervised medical procedures paid for by federal programs, including Medicare.

U.S. District judge Joseph C. Spero granted the defendants’ motion to dismiss, but allowed Dr. John Maa, the surgeon who had named 11 top doctors at the center as defendants, to amend his complaint within the next month. Maa had accused Dr. James...
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Case Information

Case Title

Maa et al v. University of California San Francisco Medical Center et al

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: False Claims Act


Joseph C. Spero

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Date Filed

January 11, 2012


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