Magistrate Presses Court To Keep Allstate Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (February 2, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A magistrate judge has urged a federal court not to dismiss Allstate Insurance Co.'s claims that a bevy of chiropractors, telemarketers and personal injury attorneys in Texas, Ohio, Indiana and Alabama conspired to bill the insurer for unnecessary medical treatment in a $2 million scheme.

Magistrate Judge Jeff Kaplan of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas recommended Friday that the court reject motions to dismiss the case from one group of attorneys and another group of chiropractors, clinics and telemarketers for lack...
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