6th Circ. Nixes Health Discount Deceptive Ads Action

Law360, New York (November 10, 2011, 5:13 PM EST) -- The Sixth Circuit on Thursday upheld a lower court's dismissal of a putative nationwide class action claiming two companies used deceptive advertising to sell a worthless health care discount program, finding the court correctly denied class certification because the claims were governed by consumer protection laws of several states.

U.S. District Judge John R. Adams had dismissed the Ohio suit brought against Universal Health Card LLC and Coverdell & Co. Inc. by named plaintiffs Daniel Pilgrim and Patrick Kirlin without prejudice in March 2010 for lack...
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