Parties Brief 5th Circuit On Availability Of Attorney Fees In Insurance Spat
Mealey's (August 19, 2015, 12:31 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — Hospitals and an insurer recently briefed the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals over whether dismissal with prejudice for making conclusory claims constitutes a victory on the merits entitling a party to attorney fees (Innova Hospital San Antonio, et al. v. CareFirst of Maryland Inc., f/k/a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland Inc., No. 15-10053, 5th Cir.).