Co. Urges Justices To Allow State Law Claims Despite ERISA

Law360, Miami (July 15, 2016, 9:28 PM EDT) -- A Florida insurance recovery company has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the dismissal of its claims against Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Inc. and settle the question of whether entities assigned claims by health care providers fall under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act framework.

In its July 8 petition for certiorari, Gables Insurance Recovery Inc. said its suit against Florida Blue, originally filed in Florida state court, should never have been removed to federal court under ERISA, arguing that applying the...
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