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					                                                                             F5G
Office of the General Counsel

TO MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE:

                             REPORT OF NEW LITIGATION

For Meeting of May 14, 2008

The attached chart summarizes information concerning new litigation filed.
                                  NEW LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION PROCEEDINGS
                                            Report Period: 2/14/08 – 4/10/08
                                                    Regents Meeting
                                                       May 2008

Plaintiff                   Location   Nature of Dispute Alleged by Plaintiff     Forum

                                                    Employment Cases
Coombs, Amy                UCSF        Discrimination (sex), harassment and       San Francisco County Superior Court
(Staff Research Associate)             retaliation, wrongful termination

Lavarias, Rowhena           UCSF       Breach of California Family Rights Act     San Francisco County Superior Court
(Billing Clerk)
Lopez, Joyce                UCSB       Discrimination (sex), retaliation          Santa Barbara County Superior Court
(Sr. Parking Rep)
Silen, Arthur               UCD        Discrimination (age), harassment           Yolo County Superior Court
(Analyst)

                                               Professional Liability Cases
Briscoe, Robert Lawrence    UCD        Medical Malpractice; Wrongful Death;       San Joaquin County Superior Court
(Decedent); Carol Briscoe              Violation of Emergency Medical Treatment
                                       and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) 42 USCS
                                       § 193dd

Chavez, Julio               UCLA       Medical Malpractice                        Los Angeles County Superior Court

Davis, Ella                 UCD        Medical Malpractice                        Sacramento County Superior Court

Deering, Donald             UCSF       Products Liability; Medical Negligence;    San Francisco County Superior Court
(Decedent); Maria                      Wrongful Death
Deering
Erlik, June                 UCSD       Breach of Medical and Professional         Los Angeles County Superior Court
                                       Obligation; Loss of Consortium
Esquivel, Luis        UCSD   Wrongful Death; Survival Action; Negligent       San Diego County Superior Court
(Decedent); Carmel           Infliction of Emotional Distress; Statutory
Esquivel                     Dependent Adult Abuse/Neglect; Willful
                             Misconduct; Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Gelfand, Mitch        UCLA   Medical Malpractice                              Los Angeles County Superior Court

Grapsa-Apostolidou,   UCSF   Professional Negligence; Negligence Per Se;      San Francisco County Superior Court
Cassandra C.                 Strict Liability; Medical Battery; Intentional
                             Infliction of Emotional Distress; Defamation
                             Per Se; Deceit

Hanson, Kelly         UCD    Medical Negligence and Wrongful Death            Sacramento County Superior Court

Jones, Mary           UCLA   Medical Malpractice; Intentional and             Los Angeles County Superior Court
                             Negligent Medical Malpractice; Collusion,
                             Fraud and Suppression; Federal Dumping
                             Law, EMTALA; Unfair Business Practices,
                             Unfair Competition and Unfair Monopoly

Kahn, Manzuma         UCLA   Medical Malpractice                              Los Angeles County Superior Court

Koplik, Yelena        UCD    Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice            Sacramento County Superior Court

Leland, Kevin         UCD    Medical Malpractice: Professional                Sacramento County Superior Court
                             Negligence
Manning, Debbie       UCLA   Wrongful Death                                   Los Angeles County Superior Court

McCarl, James T.      UCLA   Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death;             Los Angeles County Superior Court
(Decedent); Jeanne           Survival Action
McCarl

Murphy, Christopher   UCSF   Personal Injury: Medical Negligence              San Francisco County Superior Court



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Newberry, Rosemary           UCI        Wrongful Death; Survival                         Orange County Superior Court

Paniagua, Obdulia            UCSF       Dental Negligence                                San Francisco County Superior Court

Silva, Joseph (Decedent);    UCI        Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death              Orange County Superior Court
Christina Silva, Stephanie
Ann Silva

Terris Levin, Laura          UCLA       Medical Malpractice; Professional Negligence     Los Angeles County Superior Court


                                                          Other Cases
AFSCME Local 3299            UCLA and   Violation of constitutional free speech rights   San Francisco County Superior Court
                             UCSF       in denial of union handbill activities

Adame, Philip, et al.        OP         Dangerous Condition of Public Property           Santa Clara County Superior Court

Cobb, John                   UCSD       Violation of Civil Rights                        U.S. District Court – Southern District

Colen, John                  UCLA       Breach of Contract                               U.S. District Court – Central District

De Lage Landen Financial UCIMC          Breach of Contract                               Pennsylvania Chester County
Services
Fowler, Danalee              UCLA       Personal Injury                                  Los Angeles County Superior Court

Goldbaum, Michael            UCSD       Breach of Written Contract                       San Diego County Superior Court

Goodwin, Robert              UCSF       Personal Injury                                  San Francisco County Superior Court

Guido, Coronado              UCI        Personal Injury                                  Orange County Superior Court

Meyers, Jamey                UCSD       Personal Injury                                  San Diego County Superior Court

Morrison, Melissa            UCSD       Complaint for Equitable Indemnity                San Diego County Superior Court



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Primate Freedom Project,   UCLA     Interference with Free Speech Rights         U.S. District Court – Northern District
Inc.                                                                             of Georgia

Ryman, Renee for Lowell    LANL     Wrongful death based on radiation exposure   U.S. District Court – District of New
Edward Ryman                        1950-1953                                    Mexico
(deceased)
Sakellariou, George        UCSF     Personal Injury – Auto                       San Francisco County Superior Court

Save The Laguna Street     UCB      Challenge to Environmental Impact Report     San Francisco County Superior Court
Campus                              (EIR)

Torres, Felix              UCSC     Conspiracy to Violate Civil Rights           U.S. District Court – Northern District

Tutor-Saliba Perini        UCLA     Breach of contract, implied indemnity,       Los Angeles County Superior Court
                                    contribution, comparative fault and
                                    declaratory relief

                                   Public Employment Relations Board (“PERB”)
                                             Unfair Practice Charge
AFSCME (American           UCDMC    Retaliation for use of the Ethics and        PERB
Federation of State,                Compliance Alertline
County and Municipal
Employees)
SA-CE-00271-H




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