La. Judge Orders Attys To Testify In Medicaid Contract Suit

Law360, New York (October 14, 2015, 8:44 PM EDT) -- A Louisiana state judge on Tuesday ruled that state attorneys must testify about why they decided to cancel a $200 million Medicaid claims processing contract with Client Network Services Inc.

Judge Tim Kelley approved CNSI’s request to depose Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols’ former executive counsel Elizabeth Murrill, former administration general counsel Lesia Warren, Gov. Bobby Jindal’s executive counsel Thomas Enright and assistant attorneys general Trey Phillips and Rick McGimsey in the wrongful contract termination case, according to CNSI’s attorney, Michael W. McKay of Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann LLC.

Judge Kelley shot down the state’s argument that they were protected by...

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