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Chiro cannot sue carrier on patient’s assignment (access required)

A health care provider cannot use a patient’s assignment of benefits to directly sue a tortfeasor’s liability carrier, the Supreme Court of Virginia has ruled. The court said the liability insurer had no obligation to honor the injured claimant’s assignment to his chiropractor. The Sept. 14 decision answers a question raised in several recent cases where ...