Fla. MRI Clinic Says Insurer Wrongly Denied PIP Benefits

Law360, Miami (February 20, 2014, 8:05 PM EST) -- An MRI clinic filed a putative class action in Florida court Wednesday against Equity Insurance Co., claiming the insurer improperly recorded payments to nonmedical providers in personal-injury-protection disputes to justify the rejection of medical providers' valid claims.

Pan Am Diagnostic Services Inc. — based in Pembroke Pines, Fla., and doing business as Wide Open MRI — claims that Texas-based Equity and its Florida-based agent Windhaven Managers Inc. have repeatedly executed a scheme of misreporting payments to make it appear that policyholders have exhausted the statutory limit...
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