Aflac Can't Duck Class Action Over Child Premiums

Law360, New York (May 10, 2011, 7:16 PM EDT) -- A Montana federal judge on Tuesday shot down an attempt by Aflac Inc. and a subsidiary to dismiss a putative class action alleging the insurance giant collected premiums for dependent children no longer covered under their parents’ policies.

U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy ruled that Aflac’s Columbus, Ga., unit, which sold the policies at issue in Montana, failed to show the action was moot because it had offered to refund the disputed premiums in a December letter to lead plaintiff Pamela Guschausky.

Gauschausky filed suit in...
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Case Title

Guschausky v. American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus et al


Case Number

6:10-cv-00059

Court

Montana

Nature of Suit

Insurance

Judge

Donald W. Molloy

Date Filed

December 15, 2010

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