Docs Decry 'Bullying' Sanctions Bid In $26M ERISA Row

Law360, Washington (March 18, 2014, 7:37 PM EDT) -- A doctors’ group that brought a $26 million Employee Retirement Income Security Act suit for underpaid medical procedures fired back at First American Financial Corp.'s motion for sanctions, telling a California federal judge on Monday that the company itself should be sanctioned for its “bullying” tactics.

Targeting more than 100 defendants in the ERISA case, Bay Area Surgical Group Inc. said Monday that the Rule 11 motion — filed by the private equity holding company and claiming the suit contains no facts — was itself baseless...
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