TITLE

Health care law firms rush to sue HMOs for hospitals

AUTHOR(S)
Lipowicz, Alice
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Crain's New York Business;06/12/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 24, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that New York State-based health care law firms are rushing to represent the growing number of hospitals and doctors bringing lawsuits against health maintenance organizations. Garfunkel Wild & Travis' class-action lawsuit against Aetna Inc.; Lead law firm for the Greater New York Hospital Association's class-action suit against Aetna; Change in the type of work the health care lawyers are doing.
ACCESSION #
3226270

 

Related Articles

  • Regional news.  // Modern Healthcare;01/25/99, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p20 

    Presents several articles pertaining to health care in the United States. Announcement that University of Maryland Medical System has become the parent company of Maryland General Health Systems; Insurers and health maintenance organizations in New York State that were fined for flouting the...

  • The Nuremberg Defense? Smith III, H. Clay // Young Lawyer;Oct2009, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1 

    The article discusses a situation where on the dismissal of a civil action, a subordinate lawyer is asked to prepare and file a new civil complaint without informing the client. It explores various ethical obligations of a subordinate lawyer that include to inform the client even about adverse...

  • Major N.M. law firms restore presence, tackle storm work. Stinson, Sonya // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);11/28/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 21, p28 

    The article reports that big law firms in New Orleans have been working steadily since Hurricane Katrina, despite the fact that their trial cases are stalled in the court system by the hurricanes. There is ample business for law firms due to Katrina-related class-action lawsuits and insurance...

  • Class lawyers find niche. Olson, Scott // Indianapolis Business Journal;9/2/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 25, p3 

    Features Cohen & Malad LLP, an Indianapolis, Indiana-based law firm that specializes in class-action lawsuits. Attraction offered by firm's willingness to tackle risky and expensive lawsuits and its convincing success rate to young lawyers who are eager to take on corporate cases; Implications...

  • Reform in securities suits shakes law firm's security. McDonald, Michael // Crain's New York Business;02/12/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p18 

    Reports on New York City-based law firm Milberg Weiss' expansion into areas other than securities class-action. Changes in the law that favor suits by institutional investors; Milberg's previous monopoly of the securities class-action sector; Cultivation of relationships with institutional...

  • Oppenheimer's California Fund Faces Class Action Suit. Seymour, Dan // Bond Buyer;2/11/2009, Vol. 367 Issue 33060, p7 

    The article reports on the class action lawsuit filed by law firm Sparer Law Group against Oppenheimer Funds Inc. in San Francisco, California. The law firm is accusing Oppenheimer's California Municipal Fund of false statements in its prospectus and other documents. The suit is alleging that...

  • PANEL ONE: PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT: SECURITIES LITIGATION AND ITS LAWYERS: CHANGES DURING THE FIRST DECADE AFTER THE PSLRA. Choi, Stephen J.; Thompson, Robert B. // Columbia Law Review;Nov2006, Vol. 106 Issue 7, p1489 

    Congress enacted the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (PSLRA, Act) to address problems plaguing securities class action litigation. This study surveys the empirical evidence on the impact of the PSLRA, examining the specific categories of reforms introduced by the Act. We look at...

  • Lawyers, Investors in League Against Industry Leader.  // GPS World;Apr2008, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p30 

    The article reports on the reaction of several law firms regarding the financial report of SiRF Technology Holdings Inc. (STH) showing a decrease in the 2007 fourth-quarter profits in the U.S. It is averred that 12 law firms register class-action lawsuits against STH misguided investors...

  • UK firms gear up as class action culture hits Europe. Malkin, Brendan // Lawyer;2/7/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p72 

    Reports on the preparations being made by law firms in Great Britain on increasing class action cases. Culture of class actions in Continental Europe; Changes in the manner by which class actions are filed

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of NEW JERSEY STATE LIBRARY

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics