Allcare Fights To Keep McKool In $5.5M Fees Scrap

Law360, New York (June 11, 2010, 4:56 PM EDT) -- Allcare Health Systems Inc. is fighting McKool Smith LLP's attempt to withdraw as counsel in a declaratory judgment suit brought by Highmark Inc., which is seeking $5.5 million in attorneys' fees from the defendant for its allegedly baseless assertion of an information management system patent.

Allcare filed an emergency motion Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, urging Judge Terry Means to reconsider his April decision allowing McKool Smith to withdraw from the suit due to conflicts created by Highmark’s quest...
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