State Farm Wins Bid To Keep Rate Suit In Fed Court

Law360, New York (October 20, 2010, 3:11 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has taken the brakes off a putative class action against State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. over reimbursement rates, which will proceed in federal court now that a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit panel has reversed its earlier ruling in Cappuccitti v. DirecTV Inc.

Judge James S. Moody Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida on Monday ordered the clerk to reopen the suit alleging State Farm under-reimbursed medical companies for tests on car crash...
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