Device Co. Fights BCBS Bid To Kill $67M Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (September 25, 2015, 4:48 PM EDT) -- Heart monitoring device and service provider LifeWatch Services Inc. urged a Pennsylvania federal court not to toss its $66.5 million antitrust suit against Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and its affiliated health insurance providers on Thursday.

BCBS and its licensed insurers, including Highmark and WellPoint Inc., have told the court to toss the suit alleging the defendants conspired to restrain trade in devices that automatically monitor and transmit information on a patient's irregular heartbeat to the company. The defendants have argued that LifeWatch only alleged behavior...
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Case Title

LIFEWATCH SERVICES, INC. v. HIGHMARK, INC. et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-05146

Court

Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Anti-Trust

Judge

EDUARDO C. ROBRENO

Date Filed

September 10, 2012


Case Title

In Re Blue Cross Blue Shield Antitrust Litigation MDL 2406


Case Number

2:13-cv-20000

Court

Alabama Northern

Nature of Suit

890(Other Statutory Actions)

Judge

Judge R David Proctor

Date Filed

January 8, 2013

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