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.).

(Appellant brief available. Document #50-150820-007B. Response available. Document #50-150820-008B. Reply available. Document #50-150820-009B.)

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