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Physicians and their Profession- Do Racketeering Rules Apply?


Court upholds RICO class action by physicians against HMOs - Klay v. Humana, Inc., 382 F.3d 1241 (11th Cir.(Fla.) 2004)

Supreme Courts holds that McCarran-Ferguson Act does not bar RICO Claims against HMOs - Humana v. Forsyth, 525 U.S. 299 (U.S. 1999)

H.J. Inc. v. Northwestern Bell Telephone Co., 492 U.S. 229 (1989)

Breach of fiduciary duty as fraud (wire fraud-RICO) - Carpenter V. United States, 484 U.S. 19 (1987) - Guide to Carpenter V. United States, 484 U.S. 19 (1987)

Sedima, S.P.R.L. v. Imrex Co., Inc., 473 U.S. 479 (1985)

Company cannot conspire with its subsidiaries - COPPERWELD CORP. ET AL. v. INDEPENDENCE TUBE, 67 U.S. 752 (1984)

U. S. v. Turkette, 452 U.S. 576 (1981)

Court sets standard for mail fraud - Gregory v. United States, 253 F.2d 104 (5th Cir. 1958)


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