Rivell et al. v. Private Healthcare Systems, Inc. et al. (Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals)

Jay Daniel Brownstein

Case Conclusion Date:March 24, 2008

Practice Area:Business

Outcome:Trial court's dismissal of plaintiffs' claims was overruled; held that plaintiffs' appropriation claim was not precluded by plaintiffs' network agreements

Description:Putative class action against manager of private healthcare networks and medical discount card company brought on behalf of Georgia physicians alleging unlawful appropriation of doctors' names and identities in the marketing and sale of discount cards.