Ark. Court Backs Class Cert. For Insurance Customers

Law360, New York (December 7, 2010, 5:27 PM EST) -- The Arkansas Supreme Court has upheld the class certification of residents of Arkansas, California, Georgia, Louisiana and Texas who were allegedly the victims of a fraudulent scheme to sell United American Insurance Co. health benefits policies bundled with a medical discount program.

In an opinion Thursday, the court rejected arguments by UA, Heartland Alliance of America and Farm and Ranch Healthcare Inc. that a Saline County Circuit Court judge erred in granting certification in 2009 because the claims hinge on individual interactions with those selling the...
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