NYC Can Withhold Docs In Insurance Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (October 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has refused to compel the government of New York City to produce 101 documents dealing with its choice of health insurance providers for city employees, a win for the city in its antitrust lawsuit challenging the merger of insurance companies Group Health Inc. and HIP Foundation Inc.

On Friday, U.S. District Judge Ronald L. Ellis of the Southern District of New York denied a motion by GHI and HIP seeking to compel production of the documents, which the companies had argued contained important...
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