Horizon, Surgery Centers Face Off Again After $22M Deal Fails

Law360, New York (June 6, 2012, 6:03 PM EDT) -- A year after a $22 million class settlement fell through, a federal judge on Monday nixed Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey's bid to dismiss renewed claims from 130 ambulatory surgery centers that it violated employment law by withholding due benefits.

Facing new class representatives Roxbury Surgical Center LLC and North Jersey Ambulatory Surgery Center LLC, Horizon had argued that the centers lacked standing to sue on behalf of their patients and that they hadn't shown that they or any plan beneficiary had been...
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