Fonar pursues legal battle with MR Plus

April 2, 1997

Score another legal victory for Fonar. On March 21, the Melville, NY-based company announced that the $2.3 million judgment rendered against Fonar for independent service provider Magnetic Resonance Plus has been set aside. In its decision, the U.S.

Score another legal victory for Fonar. On March 21, the Melville, NY-based company announced that the $2.3 million judgment rendered against Fonar for independent service provider Magnetic Resonance Plus has been set aside. In its decision, the U.S. District Court for the southern district of New York also ordered a new trial, according to Fonar.

In December, a federal jury had awarded MR Plus $2.3 million, but the verdict was later overturned by the appeals court in January, which also reinstated Fonar's copyright-infringement and unfair-competition claims (SCAN 3/5/97).