United Healthcare Blasts Mom's Bid To Join ERISA Case

Law360, New York (January 22, 2016, 9:07 PM EST) -- A United Healthcare Inc. unit is urging a California federal court to deny a mother’s bid to intervene in a proposed class action alleging wrongly denied coverage for mental health treatment for her son, calling it a “thinly veiled” attempt to become a new plaintiff.

United Behavioral Health said Thursday that Linda Tillitt’s motion to intervene in the case after nearly two years of litigation and less than a month before the close of class discovery was “untimely, procedurally improper, prejudicial and unnecessary” and said that...
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