Fla. High Court Will Hear Allstate PIP Insurance Case

Law360, New York (January 21, 2016, 2:00 PM EST) -- The Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to take up Allstate Insurance Co.'s appeal of a ruling that it wrongfully limited its reimbursements under Medicare fee schedules for motorists’ personal injury protection claims, an opinion which conflicts with another appellate court decision.

Pursuant to its order, the state’s high court will review the Fourth District Court of Appeals' ruling from August that a bare reference to the state's personal injury protection statute didn't constitute sufficient notice that the insurer was electing to employ Medicare fee schedules for PIP claims.

With its decision, the Fourth District revived health care providers' 32 consolidated...

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