JOSEFINA ROBLES VS ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER ET AL

# 8. Josefina Robles v. St. Francis Medical Center, et al.

Case No.: BC697012

Matter on calendar for: Motion for Summary Judgment

Tentative ruling:

Background

This is a medical malpractice claim. Plaintiff Josefina Robles appears in this action through her conservator and father, Sergio Robles. Defendants are various healthcare providers. The events took place at the premises of Defendant St. Francis Medical Center and involve the improper administration of epidural anesthesia and airway protection leading to Robles’ severe brain injury.

The Second Amended Complaint (“SAC”) alleges the following causes of action:

Medical Malpractice;

Negligent Concealment/Negligent Misrepresentation;

Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress;

Medical Battery

Defendant St. Francis Medical Center now moves for summary adjudication as to the fourt........