State Farm Class Action Over Reimbursements Lives On

Law360, New York (October 27, 2010, 2:50 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has rebuffed State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.'s attempt to toss a class action complaint alleging the insurer illegally reduces certain reimbursements to health care providers.

Judge Ursula Ungaro of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Tuesday denied a motion to dismiss filed June 7 by Benjmine Reid of Carlton Fields PA, which represents State Farm.

State Farm had alleged that health care provider Coastal Neurology Inc. had improperly substituted out the original policyholder in the complaint —...
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