Ascension Dukes It Out Over Nurse MDL Coverage

Law360, New York (November 23, 2009, 2:28 PM EST) -- Grappling with four lawsuits that allege a conspiracy to keep nurses' wages low, one of the hospitals at the center of the antitrust battle is disputing its insurers' classification of the claims and the coverage they are willing to provide.

Ascension Health and unit Carondelet Health Network expressed their opposition to National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa.'s and ACE American Insurance Co.'s recent motions for summary judgment, chafing at the insurers' assertion that the four actions are all related and do not require separate...
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