Judge Grants Motion To Dismiss Insurance Fraud Suit, Allows Insurer To Amend

Mealey's (December 16, 2015, 7:34 AM EST) -- NEWARK, N.J. — A federal judge in New Jersey on Dec. 4 granted a motion to dismiss filed by two doctors and a clinic accused of submitting fraudulent bills under personal injury protection (PIP) benefits obtained by policy holders of Government Employee Insurance Co. (GEICO) on the ground that the allegations did not satisfy Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 9(b)’s heightened pleading requirement but allowed the insurer to replead its causes of action (Government Employees Insurance Company, et al. v. Tri-County Neurology and Rehabilitation LLC, et...
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