State Court grants final approval to balance billing class action settlement

February 28, 2013 – The San Francisco Superior Court today granted final approval to the class settlement in Combrisson v. City and County of San Francisco. PE&G represents the class, patients of San Francisco General Hospital, who alleged that they were illegally balance billed by the hospital. Under the terms of the settlement, the class members will receive a 100% recovery of the amount they were overcharged. Attorneys' fees and costs of administration will be paid separately and did not reduce the class members' recovery. Firm attorneys Nick Carlin and Cari Cohorn led the effort.