6th Circ. Denies Life Investors' Relief Bid In Cancer Case

Law360, New York (December 17, 2009, 7:21 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court has rejected Life Investors Insurance Co. of America's bid for mandamus relief on several district court rulings in a cancer insurance policyholder's putative class action accusing the company of wrongfully denying cancer patients payments on their claims.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on Thursday decided three separate interlocutory appeals lodged by Life Investors in the policyholder's suit, rejecting two of the company's requests but ruling that an injunction barring the company from proceeding with a settlement in a...
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