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2nd Circ. Revives Putative Class' Illegal Insurance Claims

Law360 (April 12, 2018, 9:38 PM EDT) -- A Second Circuit panel on Thursday revived a putative class action against several insurance companies accused of offering illegal insurance, finding that a New York federal judge conflated the requirement for injury in fact with the underlying validity of the putative class’ argument.

In a unanimous decision penned by U.S. Circuit Judge Richard Wesley, the panel rejected the May 2015 dismissal from U.S. District Judge Paul Gardephe, who found that because the putative class, which had purchased the allegedly bogus accidental disability and medical expense insurance...
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Case Information

Case Title

DuBuisson v. Stonebridge Life Insurance Co.

Case Number



Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit


Date Filed

October 19, 2016

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