Cigna Coverage Row Shouldn't Be Arbitrated, 3rd Circ. Told

Law360, Philadelphia (January 22, 2014, 5:32 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge wrongly forced two cardiac telemetry manufacturers to arbitrate their claims that Cigna Health Corp. violated federal pension laws and unfair competition laws when it decided to stop covering the devices, an attorney for the companies told the Third Circuit during oral arguments on Wednesday.

Mark Gallant, an attorney with Cozen O’Connor representing CardioNet Inc. and LifeWatch Services Inc., told a three-judge panel that claims his clients brought against the insurer under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and for trade disparagement did...
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Cardionet Inc v. Cigna Health Corp


Case Number

13-2496

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Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3791 Employee Retirement

Date Filed

May 29, 2013

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