Ariz. Hospitals Sue Coppersmith Over Antitrust Misstep

Law360, New York (February 8, 2011, 3:07 PM EST) -- Two Arizona health care providers have sued law firm Coppersmith Schermer & Brockelman PLC, alleging its advice about the antitrust implications of using a job registry for temporary nurses left them on the hook for millions of dollars.

The Mayo Clinic Arizona and Phoenix Children's Hospital accused the firm and an associated entity of misrepresentation and fraud in a suit filed Friday in the Maricopa County Superior Court.

The health care providers claim Coppersmith deliberately misled them for the benefit of a larger client, Arizona Hospital...
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