Mealey's Insurance - Judge Dismisses Auto Insurance Company's Claims Against Owner Of MRI Firm

MINNEAPOLIS - A federal judge in Minnesota on Aug. 19 dismissed a lawsuit brought by three insurance companies against a mobile magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) company and its owner, finding that his ownership of the company without a license to practice medicine did not violate the state's corporate-practice-of-medicine doctrine (CPMD) and that his use of radiologists to read the MRI results did not violate state or federal kickback laws (Illinois Farmers Insurance Company, et al. v. Mobile Diagnostic Imaging, Inc., et al., No. 13-CV-2820, D. Minn.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 114745).

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