Class Cert. Stripped In Fla. Doctor Bonuses Suit

Law360, New York (April 23, 2010, 6:50 PM EDT) -- A Florida appeals court has stripped class certification from a suit alleging a subsidiary of Team Health Inc., one of the nation's largest providers of hospital-based outsourcing, did not pay big enough bonuses to emergency room physicians.

The Florida District Court of Appeal for the Fourth District issued the ruling Wednesday, saying individual issues would predominate over issues common to all class members, making the case inappropriate for class certification. The court saw no need to remand the case.

The opinion harshly criticized the trial court,...
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