Posted on Feb 21, 2013
Attached is the link to the Supreme Court Majority Opinion from February 20, 2013 in Herd v. State Farm. The majority of the Court reverses the Superior Court opinion and holds that attorneys fees are NOT collectible where a provider challenges a peer review decision and the court finds treatment reasonable and necessary. The Majority finds that there is no explicit authorization for a court to award attorneys fees in the peer review statute and the American Rule applies.
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