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Hospitals Can’t Arbitrate Lien Suit, Texas Court Says

Law360 (March 5, 2018, 6:13 PM EST) -- A pair of medical service and insurance providers on Friday lost their Texas state appeals court bid to compel arbitration of a lawsuit brought by a patient who alleged the health care companies applied a fraudulent lien after she was treated following a car accident.

A lower Texas state court had previously denied Cardon Healthcare Network and Seton Medical Center’s motion to compel arbitration of the fraudulent lien lawsuit Susan Goldberg filed in 2011, prompting an interlocutory appeal at the Texas Court of Appeals, which affirmed...
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