McCarran-Ferguson Act News

5th Circuit Bars Texas From Regulating Air Ambulance Fees

A federal appellate court ruled Wednesday that the Texas Workers’ Compensation Division may not enforce a law that regulates fees charged by air ambulance companies that transport injured workers from accident scenes. The panel decision by the 5th Circuit Court …

Texas Court Ruling Prevents Price Gouging by Air Ambulance Companies

A state district court judge in Austin has upheld the State of Texas’ right to regulate fees paid to air ambulances for transporting patients covered by workers’ compensation insurance. This case is the first in the recent national wave of …

Federal Law Requires Disputes Over Workers’ Comp Insurance Payment Agreements be Decided by Arbitration

The highest New York state court has ruled that disputes over workers’ compensation insurance payment agreements between National Union and three California-based employer insureds must be decided by arbitration under arbitration clauses of those agreements and the Federal Arbitration Act …