Alcan Shakes Most Claims From Health Records Suit

Law360, New York (November 5, 2009, 2:35 PM EST) -- A judge has tossed all but one claim from a lawsuit brought by employees of an Alcan Inc. subsidiary alleging the aluminum producer unlawfully disseminated plant workers’ health care records among management.

Alcan Rolled Products-Ravenswood LLC now faces just one claim — negligent infliction of emotional distress — after Judge Joseph Goodwin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia dismissed the plaintiffs’ claims brought under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Occupational Health and Safety Act and West...
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