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Apr26

Partner Alexis Gutierrez wins big for MemorialCare Health System

Alexis Gutierrez wins big for MemorialCare Health System, an Orange and Los Angeles County-based hospital system, defeating the proposed class certification sought of 60,000+ members, and threatened multi-million dollar claim. After 2 years, Alexis defeated a motion for class certification brought against Orange and LA County-based hospital system, MemorialCare, for alleged violations of California’s Unfair Competition law and the Consumer Legal Remedy Act (CLRA). The case is captioned Terrazas, et al. v. Memorial Health Services.

MemorialCare Health System is a not-for-profit integrated delivery system that includes six top hospitals – Long Beach Memorial, Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach, Community Hospital Long Beach, Orange Coast Memorial, and Saddleback Memorial Laguna Hills and San Clemente; medical groups – MemorialCare Medical Group and Memorial Prompt Care; an Independent Practice Association (IPA) – Greater Newport Physicians; MemorialCare HealthExpress retail clinics; and numerous outpatient health centers throughout the Southern California.

To learn more about Alexis’ practice, please view his profile.