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Judge: Class-Action Settlement Does Not Bar Litigation Against FairPay Client

By Emily Brill (Reporter)

Monday, September 11, 2017 | 353 | 0 | 0 min read

A Louisiana appellate court has allowed a hospital to proceed with fee-dispute litigation against a client of the bill reviewer FairPay, holding that the terms of a class-action settlement that FairPay entered into do not bar all litigation. The court also held that the litigation can proceed without FairPay's involvement, because even though FairPay recommended the payment at the heart of the fee dispute, the company "is not responsible for paying the bill." The 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal made the decision on Wednesday. The dispute revolves around a hospital bill incurr...

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