OAKLAND, Calif. – A federal judge in California on May 25 found that a class action plaintiff failed to plead her unfair trade practices and consumer remedies law claims against several skilled nursing facility entities with enough specificity. The judge allowed the plaintiff to replead claims against a potential nursing home parent company, according to the state’s alter-ego doctrine for corporate liability (Phyllis Wehlage, et al. v. EmpRes Healthcare Inc., et al., No. C 10-05839, N.D. Calif.; 201 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 56064).
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