RICO

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The plaintiffs in these cases accused the defendants--including Aetna, Cigna, Humana, Health Net, and United Health Group--of violating the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, better know as RICO, along with ERISA and a variety of state laws.
Lash III, professor of law at George Mason University, responding to class-action lawsuits filed by 14 law firms against seven HMOs, alleging that the HMOs misrepresent their coverage and treatment and violate the civil Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
Moves to restrict the scope of Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act attacks and to cap tort awards also will help.
In Alexander, the Supreme Court evaluated free speech rights in an obscenity case in light of Federal forfeiture laws under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO).
1991, aff'g 94 TC 96 (1990), the taxpayer and several other individuals were indicted under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) for their involvement in certain labor union affairs.
Gamiere focuses his practice on general business litigation including contract disputes, insurance coverage, products liability defense, employment-related matters, landlord-tenant issues and claims related to the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
Filing for injunctive relief under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), CMA alleges that the health plans have used coercive, unfair, and fraudulent means to dominate and control physician-patient relationships for their own financial gain.
NOW argued that Joseph Scheidler of the Chicago-based Pro-Life Action League and three other prominent activists had violated the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) by encouraging anti-abortion protests.
The company's action constitutes an act of racketeering under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), say the Union's lawyers.
A bill to reform the civil provisions of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) was approved by the House Judiciary Committee, with the support of the AICPA, in July 1991.
PARIS & NEW YORK -- Vivendi announced today that it filed last night a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) complaint in federal court in the State of Washington, charging that T-Mobile has illegally appropriated Vivendi's $2.
To bust gang leaders, prosecutors employed RICO, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act laws more commonly used to prosecute organized crime suspects.