Law360 (January 5, 2021, 7:00 PM EST) -- A former Southwest Airlines worker has settled her suit against the airline claiming it violated COBRA by failing to properly notify her of her right to stay on the company's health insurance plan after she was fired.
U.S. District Judge William F. Jung dismissed Cherrita Carter's proposed class suit Tuesday, one day after she and the airline told the court they had resolved the dispute and asked for a dismissal with prejudice.
Details of the parties' arrangement were unavailable. Eli Burriss, who represents Southwest, said there was no settlement and that Carter opted to dismiss her claims.
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