Cincinnati Workers Seek Class Cert. In Anthem Suit

Law360, New York (September 2, 2009, 3:48 PM EDT) -- Current and former city of Cincinnati employees who were members of Anthem Insurance Cos. Inc. are seeking class certification in a suit alleging that the mutual insurance company improperly handed their shares, worth about $55 million, to the city when the insurer demutualized.

The motion, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, seeks certification of a class of approximately 2,460 current and former city employees.

The named plaintiffs are former members of Anthem Insurance pursuant to the terms of various...
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