NY High Court Affirms Auto Insurers' Win In $20M Claims Suit

By Jeff Sistrunk (June 11, 2019, 10:37 PM EDT) -- New York's highest court on Tuesday upheld a jury's finding that a radiology practice cannot force dozens of insurers to pay about $20 million for MRI services it provided to car crash victims, agreeing with a lower court that the practice was not eligible for reimbursement because it was illegally controlled by nonphysicians.

The New York Court of Appeals' unanimous ruling left intact the 2008 verdict in favor of 54 insurers in their dispute with Andrew Carothers MD PC, which the jury found was controlled by two individuals who were not licensed physicians. Under the Empire State's law, nonphysicians are not...

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