We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Surgery Centers Ask 9th Circ. To DQ Judge From Billing Suit

Law360, New York (October 4, 2017, 7:35 PM EDT) -- A group of surgery centers and their owners have asked the Ninth Circuit to disqualify a judge from their sprawling litigation that accuses insurance providers of failing to pay for weight-loss surgeries, saying a federal court should have excused the judge who they maintain is conflicted by his twin brother’s alleged involvement in the case.

The centers and their owners, Julian and Michael Omidi, on Monday said U.S. District Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald must be disqualified — and all his significant, potentially case-changing orders reversed —...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Almont Ambulatory Surgery Cent, et al v. ILWU, et al


Case Number

17-55285

Court

Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3791 Employee Retirement

Date Filed

March 3, 2017

Law Firms

Companies

Judge Analytics

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.