Health Network, Med Discount Co. Dodge Docs' Marketing Suit

Law360, New York (August 13, 2012, 8:33 PM EDT) -- A Georgia federal judge on Monday tossed a proposed class action claiming a health care provider network and medical discount card company illegally advertised doctors’ names without their consent, ruling two doctors’ claims were time-barred and that a physicians association can’t represent individual doctors.

U.S. District Judge J. Randal Hall granted summary judgment to defendants Private Health Care Systems Inc., the network, and Capella Group Inc., the card provider, agreeing that the claims of the two individual doctors and the The Medical Association of Georgia couldn’t...
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