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While doctors in New York may not be able to use the public health law to sue individuals who report them in bad faith, they can bring defamation claims instead. Photo: Amr Alfiky/AP Photo: Amr Alfiky/AP

A New York judge ordered an insurance carrier for an former doctor at the center of one of the largest mass tort litigations in the state’s history to pony up nearly $17 million to help pay judgments adding up to about $22 million already paid by other carriers.

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Greg Land

Greg Land covers topics including verdicts and settlements and insurance-related litigation for the Daily Report in Atlanta.

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