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Antitrust – Chiropractic Network – Relevant Market — Civil Practice – Subject Matter Jurisdiction (access required)

Sykes v. Health Network Solutions, Inc. The court determines that it has subject matter jurisdiction over the plaintiff-chiropractors’ claims that defendants have monopoly and monopsony power over the chiropractic market in North Carolina; however, further development of the record is needed to determine whether plaintiffs’ claims fall within the scope of the various sections of G.S. Chapter 75.

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Antitrust – Health Insurance – Chiropractors’ Network – Civil Practice – Preliminary Injunction (access required)

Sykes v. Health Network Solutions, Inc. The plaintiff-chiropractors allege that defendant Health Network Solutions, Inc. – an independent practice association – engages in anticompetitive practices; however, the record is not sufficiently developed to allow the court to find that plaintiffs are likely to succeed on the merits of their antitrust claims.

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