10th Circ. Keeps Farmers Class Action In Federal Court

Law360, New York (May 10, 2011, 5:15 PM EDT) -- The Tenth Circuit on Tuesday nixed a decision that would have returned to state court a putative class action in Colorado accusing Farmers Insurance Exchange of refusing to pay reasonable and necessary medical expenses on its auto insurance policies.

A three-judge panel in the Tenth Circuit disagreed that the action against Farmers and co-defendant Mid-Century Insurance Co., which is owned by Farmers, deserved to return to state court because a joint removal notice that the insurers filed in May 2010 was missing a copy of the...
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