5th Circuit Upholds Verdict For Allstate In Insurance Fraud Suit

Mealey's (September 18, 2015, 9:42 AM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — A Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Sept. 17 upheld a jury’s verdict in favor of Allstate Insurance Co. in a suit accusing a telemarketing company, a law firm and chiropractic clinics of engaging in a scheme to submit fraudulent insurance claims, finding that the evidence sufficiently proved the insurance company’s Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act allegations (Allstate Insurance Company, et al. v. Michael Kent Plambeck, DC, et al., No. 14-10574, 5th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 16571)....
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