America’s Top Health Litigators: Jones Day

Law360, New York (July 18, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A couple of years ago, famous trial lawyer Dicky Scruggs filed a number of class action lawsuits against some of the largest nonprofit hospitals in the country. Under the gun for allegedly charging uninsured patients more than insured patients, eight of the hospitals immediately turned to the law firm Jones Day for defense.

It turned out to be a wise decision. All the cases at the federal level and nearly all at the state level were dismissed, the firm said, thwarting Scruggs’ attempt to duplicate his...
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