Blue Cross Can't Get New Trial In $26M Contract Suit

Law360, New York (March 14, 2017, 5:50 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Monday rejected Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana’s request for judgment in its favor, reconsideration or a new trial in a $26 million contract suit brought by Encompass Office Solutions over the insurer’s alleged anti-competitive actions and refusal to cover insurance claims.

U.S. District Judge Barbara M. G. Lynn did not issue an opinion with her order but said she would eventually do so. The insurer’s motion came after a jury agreed with Encompass’s argument that Blue Cross had refused to...
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Case Information

Case Title

Encompass Office Solutions Inc v. Louisiana Health Service & Indemnity Company

Case Number



Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)


Barbara M.G. Lynn

Date Filed

July 1, 2011

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