Oxford Health Loses Bid to Toss Benefit Suit

Law360, New York (May 18, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has dismissed Oxford Health Plans Inc.'s bid to toss a suit launched by a petroleum wholesaler and will allow the company to refile its state law claims under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

Judge Norman A. Mordue denied Oxford's motion for summary judgment against G.R.J.H. INC. in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York on Thursday, permitting the wholesaler to amend its complaint accusing the insurer of wrongfully terminating the company's employee medical benefits.

Oxford Health had argued...
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