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Doctors Told To Pay State Farm $15M In Fraud Case

Law360 (March 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A group of osteopathic physicians and a chiropractor accused of perpetrating a massive insurance fraud against State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. have been ordered to pay around $15 million in compensatory and punitive damages to the insurer.

Judge Eduardo C. Robreno of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania signed a judgment against the defendants Thursday, days after a federal jury handed down a verdict in favor of State Farm.

Under the judgment, five doctors and their business entities will pay $4.1...
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