Tuesday, May 18, 2010

11 Circuit Drills Twiqbal Through Dentists' Class Action

The 11th Circuit has nixed a RICO class action brought by dentists against the insurers who reimburse them for services on the grounds that the complaint does not meet the Twiqbal plausibility requirements.

Aside from being an interesting decision, I couldn't help but be amused by bad dentist related puns in this news report from the National Law Journal:

[The plaintiff's lawyer] said that he sensed defeat during oral arguments. "It was clear from the minute I opened my mouth," he said. "The Court of Appeals was a buzzsaw."

Ouch.

RJE

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/2010/05/11-circuit-drills-twiqbal-through-dentists-class-action.html

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