Chicago Hospital Patients Get Class Cert. In Price-Hike Row

Law360, Los Angeles (December 10, 2013, 9:52 PM EST) -- An Illinois federal judge granted class certification to customers claiming the merger of two Chicago-area hospital groups resulted in price hikes for patients, finding Tuesday that the class showed the case would best be heard as a class action.

U.S. District Judge Edmond E. Chang ruled that the class met all the requirements necessary under Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure in its suit against NorthShore University Health System, the result of a merger between two other hospitals, according to the decision....
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Case Information

Case Title

In re: Northshore University HealthSystem Antitrust Litigation

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Illinois Northern

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Date Filed

August 7, 2007

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