Mich. AG Appeals Dismissal Of Blue Cross Suit

Law360, New York (February 3, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox is challenging the dismissal of a lawsuit he filed against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan in July that sought to force the nonprofit to divest a for-profit workers' compensation insurance company Cox claims was unlawfully acquired.

Cox filed a claim with the Michigan Court of Appeals on Monday, appealing Ingham County Circuit Judge Paula Manderfield's Jan. 13 decision to dismiss the last remaining count in the suit.

Judge Manderfield's ruling granted BCBSM's motion for reconsideration of an Oct. 6 order...
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