5th Circ. Asked Not To Rehear MediQuip Insurance Tiff

Law360, New York (December 21, 2011, 6:26 PM EST) -- Texas-based medical device provider Access MediQuip LLC urged the Fifth Circuit on Tuesday not to rehear en banc a case alleging a UnitedHealth Group Inc. unit improperly refused to reimburse Access for services provided under employee retirement plans administered by UnitedHealth.

Access' plea came in response to a petition for rehearing en banc filed by UnitedHealthcare Insurance Co. on Nov. 22, after a Fifth Circuit panel unanimously restored state law claims, including negligent misrepresentation and unjust enrichment, that had been tossed by a Texas federal court,...
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