HealthSmart Seeks Exit From St. Paul Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (December 15, 2009, 6:00 PM EST) -- HealthSmart Holdings Inc. has taken aim at St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Co.’s lawsuit seeking to elude coverage in an underlying dispute between its insured — the city of Lubbock, Texas — and the health care benefits administrator over $15 million in funds.

On Monday, HealthSmart urged Judge Jorge A. Solis of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas to dismiss St. Paul’s lawsuit, contending that the relief sought is hypothetical and wholly dependent on the outcome of arbitration proceedings in the...
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