Steadfast Settles UnitedHealth Reimbursement Coverage Claims

Law360, New York (October 24, 2012, 7:32 PM EDT) -- A Minnesota federal judge on Wednesday dismissed Steadfast Insurance Co. from a suit brought by UnitedHealth Group Inc. seeking coverage from its insurers for hundreds of underlying suits over health insurance claim reimbursements, signing off on Steadfast’s and UnitedHealth’s confidential settlement.

U.S. District Judge Patrick J. Schiltz ordered all claims against Steadfast Insurance, which is one of 10 insurers involved in the suit, be dismissed with prejudice and on the merits. Neither Judge Schiltz’s order nor the parties’ stipulation for dismissal disclosed details of the settlement....
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