The Center of the Universe

The Center of the Universe

The story is so improbable, it can only be true:  A brilliant woman with a long history of mental illness—who once proclaimed herself to be “the center of the universe” — is miraculously cured by accidental carbon monoxide poisoning aboard the family boat.  Nancy Bachrach warns readers,  “Don’t try this at home” in her darkly humorous memoir […]

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center v.

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center v.

TROUT, Justice. Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (St. Alphonsus) appeals from the trial court’s dismissal of its action against the State of Washington (Washington). St. Alphonsus, an approved health care provider under Washington’s worker’s compensation system, originally brought suit against Washington alleging intentional interference with contractual relations, infringement of interstate commerce and deprivation of property […]

Baker V. Children's Hospital Medical Center

Baker V. Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Plaintiff/appellant Roger Baker appeals from summary judgment for defendants/respondents Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Joyce Hane and Jerry Howe in appellant’s action for employment discrimination. Appellant contends the trial court erroneously concluded that he failed to exhaust his administrative remedies, in that his complaint before the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) was insufficiently comprehensive […]

La Plata Medical Center Associates V. United Bank Of Durango

La Plata Medical Center Associates V. United Bank Of Durango

Petitioners La Plata Medical Center Associates (LPMCA) and Thomas J. Usher (Usher) petition from the court of appeals decision in Black v. First Federal Savings and Loan Association, 830 P.2d 1103 (Colo. App. 1992).*fn1 The court of appeals affirmed the district court’s equitable ruling, but remanded the case for entry of one judgment in favor […]