HealthSouth Arthroscopic & Laser Surgery Center of San Diego Class Action Settlement
All persons who were patients and treated at Arthroscopic & Laser Surgery Center of San Diego, L.P. (and all affiliated entities operating under fictitious business names related thereto); SHC San Diego, Inc.; or HealthSouth Corporation at the HealthSouth Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Center formerly located at or about 5471 Kearny Villa Road, Suite 202, San Diego, California; and/or who received any surgery or treatment from Defendant Gary Losse, M.D. at Arthroscopic & Laser Surgery Center of San Diego, L.P. or the Kearny Villa location, from January 1, 1996 through December 15, 2000.
Up to $25,000
Proof of Purchase
Carroll v. HealthSouth Arthroscopic & Laser Surgery Center of San Diego, L.P., et al.Case No. GIC806908Superior Court of California, San Diego County
On or about March 10, 2003, Plaintiffs Tim Carroll, Anna Good, and Paula Hamma (“Plaintiffs”) filed this class action against HealthSouth Corporation (and the affiliated entities identified above) (“Settling Defendants”) alleging, inter alia, and amongst other claims and allegations, that Settling Defendants purportedly violated California law by allegedly concealing from the public that Gary Losse, M.D. was incompetent to render medical services, including performing surgery, because of his alleged long-term undisclosed addiction to narcotics.
The defendants continue to deny the claims and allegations in the lawsuit but has agreed to settle the case to avoid further substantial expense and the inconvenience and distraction of protracted and burdensome litigation.