Attorneys, Insurers Plan Appeal Of Hefty Sanctions

Law360, New York (October 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Attorneys accused of purposely delaying and disrupting a long-running lawsuit against a group of health insurers have promised to appeal a district court judge's order that they pay a $5 million penalty for what the judge deemed evasive and unethical behavior.

The order could require attorneys at the law firms Hangley, Aronichick, Segal & Pudlin, Stevens & Lee PC and Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young LLP to pay millions of dollars in sanctions unless overturned. Their clients, insurers Keystone Health Plan Central Inc., Capital Blue Cross...
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